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Hearing Loss

How To Prevent Swimmer’s Ear

Whether you’re a competitive swimmer or enjoy a regular dip at your local pool, you could be at risk of swimmer’s ear. Also known as otitis externa, swimmer’s ear is an infection or inflammation of the canal between the eardrum ...
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Modern Hearing Aid

The Best Modern Hearing Aid Features

Thanks to technological advances, today’s hearing aids are a far cry from the clunky contraptions from past decades. Considering their prevalence, modern hearing aids are packed with impressive features that ensure they remain as sophisticated and effective as possible for ...
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Hearing Protection

What to expect from your follow-up hearing appointment

If you’ve just been fitted with a hearing aid, your audiologist has likely asked you to schedule a follow-up hearing appointment for a few weeks’ time. Whilst nothing to be concerned about, this follow-up appointment is an important step in ...
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How to help a colleague with hearing loss

When working with colleagues who have hearing loss, creating an open and helpful environment is easy and could have a positive effect on workplace performance. To sensitively and effectively handle workplace hearing loss, take the time to learn as much ...
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Hearing Aids

Making the most out of your new hearing aids

So, you’ve got your new hearing aids - great! But getting your hearing device fitted isn’t the only step in the hearing rehabilitation process. Many people who are fitted with hearing aids have been living with hearing loss for a ...
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hearing check

Why are regular hearing checks so important?

Whether we’ve been told we need glasses or not, it’s common practice to visit the optometrist on a regular basis to get our sight tested. So why don’t we do the same with our hearing? The truth is, we should ...
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How to approach a loved one about hearing loss

If you have a loved one who is suffering from hearing loss, it can be tricky territory to navigate. Whether they are in denial, feeling self-conscious or resistant to the idea of hearing loss treatment, there is no doubt that ...
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What’s the difference between cochlear implants and hearing aids?

If you’ve been diagnosed with hearing loss, your next step will be to find a solution that best meets your individual needs. Whilst the most common solution is hearing aids, these aren’t the only devices available to people with auditory ...
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tinnitus cure

How to manage tinnitus

Although tinnitus is a condition that affects the auditory system, its impact can stretch far beyond this. Left untreated, tinnitus can take a toll on your quality of life, your emotional wellbeing, and your overall health. Whilst many Australians are ...
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Hearing Aids

The effects of hearing loss on your daily life

Many people think of hearing loss as a health problem. However, just as impaired vision can impact additional skills such as spatial awareness, hearing problems can impact far more than just your ability to hear. From  communication with friends to ...
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