How Much Does It Cost to Get a Hearing Test?

May 23, 2024

When you find yourself having to ask others to repeat themselves, you’re constantly turning the TV volume up, or you’re hearing strange noises – it could be time to get your hearing checked.  According to the Department of Health, more than one out of every three Australians suffer from some level of noise-related ear damage.…

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How Much Does Ear Wax Removal Cost?

May 22, 2024

When the buildup of earwax is not removed over an extended period of time, it can become possible for a blockage to form, necessitating the need for medical intervention – professional ear wax removal. Ear wax removal is required for a variety of different circumstances; audiologists can remove excess wax with professional tools and technology.…

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The Different Types of Hearing Aids

May 7, 2024

Hearing loss is relatively common in Australia, with a study by the AIHW showing that an estimated 15% of all Australians wear hearing aids. With this percentage likely to increase over the next few years due to the ageing population, more and more people will start to find themselves in need of hearing aids.  The…

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How Long Do Hearing Aids Last? — A Simple Guide

May 7, 2024

If you’re suffering from hearing loss, hearing aids offer exceptional hearing solutions to those of all ages. The advancements in hearing technology mean that hearing aids are extremely effective, subtle, and proficient in restoring and aiding hearing loss. However, whether you’re new to the market of hearing aids or you need to replace your existing…

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The Best Hearing Aids Australia – Your 2024 Guide

September 26, 2023

Only one in five people in Australia who could benefit from a hearing aid actually use them. Additionally, hearing loss affects one in six Australians — and this ratio is expected to rise to one in four by the year 2050. But it’s not all doom and gloom; thanks to advances in technology that are…

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Hearing Loss Intervention Halves Cognitive Decline (The ACHIEVE Study)

July 23, 2023

Results are out this week for a major collaborative study called the Aging and Cognitive Health Evaluation in Elders (ACHIEVE). The research took place over multiple sites over three years. The aim was to investigate the cognitive health in older adults at risk of cognitive decline. The study’s participants were carefully selected based on their…

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Hearing Aids For Royalty

May 6, 2023

I was watching the Coronation of King Charles 3rd at Westminster Abbey this evening. I noticed that the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby who placed the Crown on the new King was wearing a stylish pair of receiver in the canal style hearing aids. You do want to hear your best with style when talking with…

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July 31, 2022

Presbycusis (from Greek presbys “old” + akousis “hearing”), or age-related hearing loss, is the cumulative effect of aging on hearing. Age-related hearing loss is the gradual loss of hearing in both ears and statistically one in three adults over age 65 has hearing loss. Because of the gradual change in hearing, some people are not aware of the change at…

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Tinnitus Impacts Our Emotions

July 24, 2022

Tinnitus Impacts The Way Our Brain Processes Emotions Tinnitus is a condition that causes phantom sounds. These can ranging from an annoying ringing in the ears up to a loud, debilitating, roaring. There are over 50 million people who suffer from some level of tinnitus. So tinnitus impacts our emotions in various ways. In addition,…

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Hearing Aid Verification

June 27, 2022

The Oxford dictionary definition of hearing aid verification is the process of establishing the truth, accuracy or validity of something. The Australian Commonwealth Hearing Services Program (HSP) definition is: an objective method to demonstrate the device fitting is appropriate and supports the client to manage their hearing loss. Verification means the hearing aid is fit…

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