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  • Matt Gleeson, General Manager

    How to put on and remove your...

    Putting on your hearing aids Step 1: Identify the left & right hearing aid. The left hearing aid will have a blue dot visible on the hearing aid. The right hearing aid will have a red dot visible on the hearing aid. We need to identify the difference as each hearing aid may be programmed […]

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  • Matt Gleeson, General Manager

    Rechargeable Vs Non-Rechargeable Hearing Aids

    As hearing technology continues to advance each year, hearing aids have transformed from a single-purpose device to wearable tech. This transformation has prompted hearing aid manufacturers to provide high-quality hearing aids with technical improvements each year. New features include adapting machine learning, voice control, Bluetooth streaming to add more functionality to hearing aids. While these […]

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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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  • Rian Breathnach, BSc. Audiology

    Hyperacusis symptoms and treatments?

    Hyperacusis is an auditory disorder when a person experiences difficulties tolerating sounds at a normal level. In some instances, low level or normal sound levels can become unbearable or the person can experience pain within the ear. External sounds including conversations, vacuum cleaning, kitchen appliances, or busy offices can become difficult to tolerate the sound. […]

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  • Rita Foley, BSc. Audiology

    What treatments are available for Tinnitus?

    Tinnitus is an auditory condition in which there is the perception of sounds or noise within the ears or head when there is no external sound source. Common descriptions of perceived tinnitus include buzzing, ringing, humming or music. The British Society of Audiology estimates that 1 in 10 people in the UK lives with persistent […]

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  • John Ryan, Co-Founder

    Treating Hearing Loss Sooner Rather Than Later?

    There are many benefits of treating hearing loss when first diagnosed. Quite often people become hesitant in engaging in conversation for fear of not being able to hear clearly. Our Audiologists are frequently asked, Should I treat my hearing loss now or will it get worse? Hearing loss occurs due to the tiny hair cells […]

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