X

Difference Between Hearing Amplifiers & Hearing Aids

Despite serving similar purposes, hearing amplifiers and hearing aids are two very different things. Let's go through what sets these devices apart from one another.

Read more

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: Sounds You Didn’t Know Damage Your Hearing

Hearing is an important part of everyday life, yet most people don’t realise when they are damaging their ears. Causes of hearing loss include infections, ageing, and brain injury, but one of the most common causes is exposure to impact noise such as firecrackers . Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) can develop after one occurrence of extreme noise exposure or after listening to very loud sounds over time. Everyone has tiny hair cells in their inner ear (cochlea) that vibrate and send an electric signal to the auditory nerve, allowing you to hear. Different groups of hair cells interpret different sound frequencies. Over time, if enough of these hair cells are damaged or broken, hearing loss results.

Read more

Tips for travelling with hearing loss

Here are some top tips for travelling with hearing loss, from preparing for your trip to getting to your destination and having the time of your life on your holiday.

Read more

Earwax Removal Tips

The ear is a delicate, self-cleaning organ that helps you to hear and analyse sounds. There is generally no need to manually clean the ears, except in cases where an overproduction of wax results in a buildup or blockage. In this case, care should be taken when cleaning the ears to avoid making the problem worse or damaging the eardrum.

Read more

Does Earwax Damage Hearing Aids?

Our bodies naturally produce earwax to keep our ears free of dirt and debris. However, buildup of earwax within the ear can pose several challenges, not just for hearing aid wearers.

Read more

Tips On Dining Out With Hearing Aids

Eating out with friends, family, and coworkers is a part of life, but it can take some manoeuvring to make sure that the experience is enjoyable for everyone involved, including yourself. Luckily, there are a number of ways to ensure that you can take part in dinner conversation without resorting to writing notes on napkins.

Read more

Six Tips for Flying with Hearing Aids

Flying on planes is something almost everyone has to do, especially if you have family and friends in other parts of the world. Whether you're taking a vacation or flying for business, it's important to know how your hearing aids factor into your experience.

Read more

What to Do if Your Hearing Aids Have Gotten Wet

We've all been lectured on the importance of keeping electronics dry, and the 'rice trick' is there to help us when we fumble. However, getting your hearing aids wet is a bit more nerve-wracking. Here's what to do if you accidentally dunk your hearing aids.

Read more