Navigating the Maze of Hearing Aid Options

In an earlier blog we outlined how to tell if you need a hearing test. Today we will look at the types of hearing aids available and outline what you need to consider to be able to make an informed decision about which one might best suit your circumstances. There are many hearing aid manufacturers […]

Continue reading

Advances in Phone Technology for Hearing Aid Wearers

Who doesn’t love to talk over the phone to their beloved ones? What is normal for most people can easily turn into a challenge if you are a hearing aid user. Competing with the noise of the TV on at full volume or children playing in the background and it is almost impossible for people […]

Continue reading

Thoughts on Hearing Protection

37% of hearing loss in Australia is caused by noise exposure but just what is the role of noise in causing hearing loss? The question is how do you protect your hearing? 1) How loud is too loud? The easiest way to know if you should be using hearing protection is : If someone a […]

Continue reading

Inside Ear Infections In Children

In a healthy child, the middle ear is filled with air and sound waves enter the ear canal causing it to vibrate and hearing results. However if the middle ear is filled with fluid the vibrations of the eardrum are restricted and diminished hearing or temporary hearing loss is experienced. The air in the middle […]

Continue reading

What is Hyperacusis?

The definition of what Hyperacusis is can sometimes be unclear as it varies. Hyperacusis is described as intolerance to a level of sound and people with hyperacusis reach a point at which sounds are too loud, even at lower physical levels. Other terms used to describe decreased sound tolerance include phonophobia, the fear of a […]

Continue reading

Do You Have Tinnitus?

If you say yes to one or more of these questions you may have a hearing condition known as Tinnitus Do you hear ringing or other noises in your ears or head? Does the loudness of the noise in your ears makes it difficult to hear people? Do you have trouble falling asleep? Do you […]

Continue reading

Living Well with Hearing Loss

Losing your hearing isn’t a problem…losing a connection to the life you love is. Hearing is your 24/7 life-line to the world that never takes a break. It connects your brain to the outside world, keeping it sharp and stimulated. It connects you to others: your loved ones, your friends, colleagues and strangers. Hearing loss […]

Continue reading

Selecting Correct Hearing Protection

What do you need to know when selecting the right form of hearing protection? The question that is rarely asked and is the most common reason people stop wearing hearing protection is “How will I hear what is important for me to hear while wearing Hearing Protection Devices (HPDs)?” Here is what we know: HPDs have […]

Continue reading

Do You Need a Hearing Test?

How do I know if I need a Hearing System? If you answer yes to one or more of the questions, you may need our help: Does a hearing problem cause you to use the phone less often than you would like? Does a hearing problem cause you to avoid groups of people? Does a […]

Continue reading
1 7 8 9
>