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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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  • 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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  • John Ryan, Co-Founder

    How To Put On Behind The Ear...

    Your hearing aids are colour coded with a dot on the outside of the hearing aid. Red = right ear; Blue = left ear. Hearing Aids With Domes Place the hearing aid over your ear so the dome is located at the opening of your ear. Hold the bend in the wire with your index […]

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  • John Ryan, Co-Founder

    How To Connect Widex Hearing Aids With...

    This guide works for most Widex Bluetooth enabled hearing aids. You can pair your Widex hearing aid to most Apple devices including iPhones, iPads & iPods. Please ensure you have Bluetooth switched on with your iPhone, iPad or iPod. On your iPhone / iPad navigate to Settings and select General, Select Accessibility. Scroll down in […]

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  • John Ryan, Co-Founder

    How To Connect Your Hearing Aid To...

    The Widex TV Play is compatible with the Widex Evoke & Moment hearing aids. Step 1: Setting Up On the back of your TV, we will need to connect the to the Digital Audio Out and the plug in the USB power. On the TV play, please plug in the optical cable & the Micro […]

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