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Hearing Aid Industry updates
Every year, there are two major “launch seasons” for new hearing technology. The first occurs around April and revolves around the American Audiology Association (AudiologyNow) conference. The second is based around the European Hearing Aid (EUHA congress) held in Germany, around October. The AudiologyNow conference has concluded and with it there have been a few
In the past decade or so, there has been some experimentation with rechargeable hearing aids. Most notably Siemens (now Signia) and GN Resound (who later stopped using these batteries). Siemens uses an older nickel-metal-hydride battery, which delivers about 8-10 hours use per charge. In 2017, everything started to change in regards to rechargeable hearing aids.
Difficulty hearing and understanding speech in noise is one of the early symptoms of hearing loss. It also tends to be one of the more annoying parts of hearing loss as it can cause quite a bit of frustration and embarrassment. When I asked one client why she chose to see us for her first
Best Hearing Aid
Choosing a hearing aid that will work in quiet and in noise seems to be an issue that most hearing aid users battle with, even those with decades of experience. Part of the problem comes from how hearing aids are currently selected as well as retailer bias. Around 80% of clinics in Australia are owned
You get what you pay for When it comes to hearing aids, this is one of the most common myths. You are led to believe that the more you pay, the better the hearing aid will work for you. Sure it is best to stick to the big brands with deep pockets leading to lots
Even when wearing your hearing aids, it can still be difficult to hear your favourite program or news segment on the television. This can be due to variability between programs, channels and the presenter’s voice or could be because of ambient noise in the background. However, more often than not, it will be a result
Value Hearing has been extending our exceptional services and optimal long term outcomes to clients eligible to the Office of Hearing Services Voucher scheme starting early 2018. For Eight (8) years Value Hearing prided itself on providing the best level of service and outcomes to self-funded Australians. Throughout this time we worked diligently to continuously

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
Will Hearing aids work for me?
I was recently asked this exact question by a prospective client, who has had no previous experience with the hearing industry. After giving it some thought, I realised that this is actually quite a good question and one that passes someone with years of experience in the industry by as we often are blinded by
Three Must Have Hearing aid Features for Optimal Performance in 2018       PLUS a few more niche ones for specialist applications. As well as our predictions on what is coming in 2018 Updated: 13/11/17 Modern hearing aids have many built-in features. It is hard for the layman to know which features actually make