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How Do Hearing Aids Work?

When looking for hearing aids, you’ll first want to know the answer to one simple question: “how do hearing aids work”?  Understanding the function of any product you buy is essential to getting the best quality for your money—finding the best hearing aids relies on that same principle.  There are many different types of hearing
“37% of Australians over the age of 15 years have evidence of hearing damage due to noise exposure.” (NAL 2010) Noise-induced-hearing loss (NIHL) is the permanent deterioration of hearing levels due to exposure to loud noise. It most commonly occurs in both ears, but could be worse in a single ear, where one ear is
  Hearing aids can definitely improve hearing, but what about tinnitus? Can hearing aids help cure tinnitus? The short answer: no, nothing cures tinnitus (because is a very normal brain pattern, enhancing an unimportant sound – so it technically does not require a cure) However, they can help tremendously reduce the impact of the annoyance
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Hearing Aid Funding in Australia

Hearing aids can represent a significant monetary investment. Fortunately, within Australia, there are several options to help relieve the financial burden associated with purchasing hearing aids. These include programs that offer a range of free basic hearing aids; rebates on the cost of purchase; and methods of spreading payment costs.   Below is an overview
“Chess, Snakes and ladders, Monopoly, Rummy, Twister, Balderdash, 30 Seconds, Pictionary, Scrabble, Cluedo” and my newest favourite “Dobble”……..board games and card games…..….I love them all.…… I know the games, the rules and the players. I know when to talk and when to listen. I compromise and allow others to have a turn. I have a
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Widex Launched UNIQUE™

UNIQUE™ Widex has recently launched their newest hearing aid technology called the UNIQUE™. The new Unique range replaces the well-known DREAM™ range. With the incredibly wide dynamic range of 108dB the Unique can give you access to a much wider range of sounds from very soft ( 5dBSPL) up to very loud (113dBSPL). This gives
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Hearing The “Truth”

Unregulated, Unqualified and Misdiagnosed. Morgan, Elysse. ‘Privatising Australian Hearing Will Exacerbate ‘Cowboy’ Industry’. ABC News, 2015. Web. 7 Oct. 2015. –http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-10-06/privatising-australian-hearing-will-exacerbate-cowboy-industry/6829216 This seems the undesired future of the Australian Private Hearing Aid market and quite possibly the future of Australian Hearing. Seemingly the concept of Business Ethics and a Good Deal, has gone out the

Earwax

Written by Michael Parker (Audiologist – Melbourne office)  Earwax is the brownish-yellow substance produced in the ear canal. Despite its bad rap, ear wax plays an important part in maintaining a healthy outer ear. In healthy amounts, wax helps to clean the canal as it naturally migrates out of the ear; lubricates the ear to
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Books, Books Everywhere!

WRITTEN BY CHRISTO FOURIE Value Hearing’s purpose is to empower our clients and our employees. One big way in which we do this is by providing relevant and useful information. As part of our process to better inform our clients, we have developed a number of helpful e-books. These e-books are designed to be easy
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Value Hearing’s purpose is to empower self-funded Australians with hearing loss to engage and thrive through optimized hearing. To do this, we are committed to delivering ever-improving services as well as quality long term outcomes at reasonable prices. There are significant benefits to having clients referred to us: Referred clients tend to be more like the people who referred
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