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Hearing aids have come a long way from what they used to be. Compared to the large devices that people with hearing impairments had to wear, they are now so tiny; very few will even notice that someone is wearing them. The modern hearing aids automatically adapt and synchronize to environmental or user changes to
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Rechargeable hearing aid
Rechargeable hearing aids, or more accurately, Hearing aids using rechargeable batteries have been around for some time. Siemens were first to release their rechargeable hearing aids at least a decade ago. Later GnResound dipped a toe into these waters, only to discontinue their rechargeable hearing aid options soon after. These older rechargeable hearing aids worked by
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Competition in the hearing care market is becoming fierce and the smell of desperation is in the air. Don’t get me wrong, healthy competition in the marketplace is fantastic for you, the consumer and drives innovation between competitors.   My concern is that some of the competition are using unfair tactics, that not only affects
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Opportunists alert! There has been much publicity around the state of the hearing industry over the past two years and the high prices some clinics charge for their hearing aids. While this is true in many cases, it is not a complete picture of the industry. It has also opened the door for a few
It takes more that just a hearing aid to improve your hearing over the long term   Finding the right hearing aid can be a daunting process, without the right support. It could take lots of research, guessing and several missteps before you find your ideal hearing solution. Like many people, you might think that
How to avoid becoming caught up in misleading practices   There has been a lot of talk lately about how the hearing industry is unregulated and how some clinics are rorting the system and making exuberant profit out of unsuspecting client with hearing loss. Some of these claims are unfortunately true, but this has now
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Single-sided deafness (SSD) refers to a condition where a person has usable hearing in one ear only. The poorer ear does not receive benefit from traditional hearing aids, whilst the better ear may have normal hearing, or a hearing loss. People with SSD may have difficulties in localising sounds, detecting speech on their poorer hearing
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Phonak has been gradually rolling out its phenomenal Venture chip set in all its hearing aid models and styles. The hearing aid range designed for severe to profound hearing loss, called the NAIDA is the latest to receive this update. This is very exciting for users of Power Hearing aids as it is the first
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I have just returned from Oticon’s Annual OBA conference, this time held in the NT. The weather was beautiful and the rugged beauty of the desert was a sight for sore eyes. The most exciting announcement at the conference was the imminent release of a paradigm shift in Oticon’s hearing aid strategy. For years Oticon,
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Improvement of hearing in quiet DOES NOT equal an improvement in noise Improving your hearing in quiet with hearing aids is quite easy as long as your brain is able to interpret amplified speech. Audiology has been able to do that with decent amplification for years, if not decades. The industry is so good at