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  • Claire Bolger, BAgSc, MAgSc, HDip- HAA (Hearing Aid Audiology)

    5 Benefits of Wearing Hearing Aids

    1: Enhance your current hearing Unfortunately, hearing loss, largely, can not be reversed, Hearing aids will not restore the hearing you have lost but will maximise your current hearing. Unlike prescription eyewear which restores your vision to 20/20, hearing aids are programmed to enhance your current hearing to improve a person’s quality of life. A […]

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  • Lauren Walsh, Hearing Aid Audiologist

    Ear syringing Vs Microsuction – What is...

    When we experience a build-up of wax, we can experience several symptoms associated. In some cases, patients can experience different symptoms from compacted wax: Experience loss of hearing Itchiness in the ear Fullness within the ear Experienced a buzzing or ringing that can be associated with Tinnitus Traditionally, ear syringing has been a common practice […]

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  • Rian Breathnach, BSc. Audiology

    Can I buy just one hearing aid?

    Can I buy just one hearing aid? This question is frequently asked each week in Blackberry Hearing. Yes, a person can purchase one hearing aid depending on their level of loss. In some instances, a person may experience hearing loss in only one ear while the other ear is perfectly fine. We have many patients […]

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  • John Ryan, Co-Founder

    Newstalk - Ask The Expert

    Our Audiologist Rhea Finnegan recently featured on the Pat Kenny show. Rhea provided listeners with some expert advice. You can listen to the full podcast below. If you would like to speak to Rhea or any of our Audiologists. Simply book your free consultation today.

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  • Lauren Walsh, Hearing Aid Audiologist

    Can excessive ear wax cause Tinnitus?

    When a person experiences a ringing, buzzing, or whistling in their ear, they may be experiencing some form of Tinnitus. Tinnitus is not a condition but an actual symptom related to hearing loss. In some cases, tinnitus can be caused by age-related hearing loss (presbycusis) or exposure to loud noises. One of the most frequent […]

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  • Claire Bolger, BAgSc, MAgSc, HDip- HAA (Hearing Aid Audiology)

    Acoustic Neuroma - Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

    An Acoustic Neuroma (also known as Vestibular Schwannoma) is a rare, growth that develops on the hearing/balance nerve between the brain and inner ear, often causing hearing loss, tinnitus or balance problems. What Causes an acoustic neuroma? Acoustic neuromas are rare. In over 95% of cases they occur spontaneously and are not related to lifestyle […]

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