Hearing technology has come along way since the very earliest attempts to correct hearing loss. Hearing aids as we know them today are a result of two important pieces of miniaturisation – electronics and batteries. Without the exponential advances in these two areas, it’s doubtful that we’d see all the hearing aid success stories we see
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Telecoils help you hear in concerts. Value Hearing explores this feature
Going to a concert, attending a lecture or going to a house of worship can be a challenge when you have difficulty hearing. The good news is that in conjunction with your telecoil hearing aid, many venues have special systems to help called hearing loops – or, more technically, an audio induction loop. You’re possibly
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Choosing the right hearing aid, in consultation with your audiologist, should give your best possible hearing. A new hearing aid will have the latest technology* such rechargeable batteries, Bluetooth connectivity and supporting apps. They are also discreetly sized, offer remote support. New ones are coming onto the market have sensors to detect medical conditions and
Once you’ve been wearing hearing aids for a while, you’ll know how essential they are getting the most out of life. So it’s no surprise that some clients experience a moment of panic when their hearing aids don’t work. While we welcome anyone to call us at anytime about their hearing aids, we have some
With the heat of summer over, a number of fortunate retirees might be considering hitting the road and joining the caravan of grey nomads. But before you set off, there are things you should do to maximise your enjoyment and to stay safe on the road. Before you go Clothing packed? Check! Car serviced? Check!
The popular Phonak Marvel, which was nominated for an Edison Award for design this year, is now available with Telecoil and new SlimTip Titanium. Since its release in late 2018, the Marvel range has been very well received by our clients. They enjoy improved hearing with its 3rd generation super directionality, which offers the best hearing
You could get more than you bargain for if you accept a 'free hearing aid trial' offer...
You’re likely familiar with the ads you’ve seen in newspapers, magazines, radio and perhaps even as a flyer shoved in your letter box: Free Hearing Aid Trials! We need 25 people to trial the latest hearing aid technology! Blah! Blah! Blah! Free Hearing Aid Trials are used prolifically in the hearing aid industry to attract
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Value Hearing helps you through the maze of hearing aid information
We understand that getting hearing aids is a big investment – and not just in cost. Wearing hearing aids is also an investment in time and lifestyle adjustments too. Part of our mission here at Value Hearing to encourage people to obtain as much information they need in order to make an informed choice. In
Smile! Your ears are as unique as your finger prints.
’Ello, ’Ello, ’Ello… What do we have ear? Did you know your ears are as distinct as your fingerprints? In fact, recognition of the uniqueness of the ear was established before Sir Francis Galton determined, in 1892, that every person’s fingerprints were individual. The credit belongs to Frenchman Armede Joux, a modern pioneer of the
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There’s no getting around it. Hearing aids are expensive. Depending on the level of technology, the price difference between base models and the top of the line can be many thousands of dollars. It’s no surprise that people ask the question – why are hearing aids so expensive? There are a number of different factors