According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, nearly 20% of Americans have impaired hearing. Hearing loss is a major public health issue that affects cognition, physical health, self-esteem, family relationships and more.The staff at Audiology & Hearing Aid Solutions understands the impact impaired hearing can have on your whole life, so we offer personalized hearing solutions to our patients in the Northern New Jersey area, including Clifton, Paramus, Mahwah, Pompton Lakes and Pompton Plains.We also carry a variety of hearing aid devices from world-class brands such Oticon – a brand committed to delivering a natural hearing experience. Their newest device, Opn, is a state-of-the-art hearing aid that improves speech understanding, while simultaneously reducing listening efforts and enhancing conversation recall.Peer Lauritsen, President of Oticon, says that Opn “makes communication easier on the brain,” which makes it easier for wearers to follow conversations and remember what was said.The Oticon Opn uses Velox technology, a platform that processes sound extremely fast to negate distracting noise, even between words, enabling the wearer to follow conversations with ease. Imagine the ability to differentiate conversations in environments with many people speaking, such as crowded restaurants!The Oticon Opn also connects directly to external devices, like mobile phones, seamlessly streaming sound to the hearing aids. Other unique features of the Opn device include:Precise and ultra-fast processing that offers rich soundscapeInternet-connected hearing device capabilitiesSmall, discrete design64 frequency channels to allow clear sound reproduction for enhanced speech understandingTiny, innovation-packed chip that scans the environment 100 times per second to balance sound for a richer, more authentic hearing experienceTo find out if the new Opn hearing aid is right for you, contact us to schedule an appointment at Audiology & Hearing Aid Solutions, conveniently located in Northern New Jersey.