It’s often the little things in life that get you down, isn’t it? And when it comes to little things they don’t get much littler than wax guards, those funny little white pads on the end of those stick thingummy-bobs in the flat hinged box that came with your hearing aids. You probably don’t give
Hearing aids are sensitive electronic devices, and like most electronic devices, the one thing they don’t like is moisture. Let’s face it, hearing aids don’t come cheap, so it makes sense to protect your valuable investment and keep them functioning. Look after them and they’ll look after you. In the rigours of daily life your
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Not if they’re properly fitted by a qualified professional. Properly fitted hearing aids don’t just crank up the volume on everything, they increase it in those areas where you have a hearing loss. Think of them as your own personal graphic equaliser, increasing the volume where you need it most. But they also amplify different
If you haven’t bought  new hearing aids in recent years then you may be missing out on the benefits of Bluetooth technology in the latest models. Bluetooth offers the hearing impaired a range of benefits including access to music players and radio, while making mobile phones a lot easier to use. Perhaps you’ve heard of
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With twice the processing power over its previous models, the new Phonak Audeo V range of hearing aids offers its users better hearing in a range of challenging situations and the better quality of life that goes with that. The top of the range Audeo V90 now offers seven automatic programs to deal with problems
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A breakthrough in hearing aids: We “road test” Phonak’s remarkable new Audeo V90 A Review of the V90 By Mark Schneider – client of Value Hearing Phonak’s Audeo V range of hearing aids is brand new to Australia, though they’ve been available elsewhere since late last year. The technology promises plenty, with twice the processing
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On the 30th of November 2014, the ABC’s Radio National Background Briefing ran a piece called “Have I got a hearing aid for you!” It exposes the poor practices in the industry and is a good listen for those hoping to avoid being taken for a ride. The key takeaways from this piece: Check if a retailer
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Signs Of Hearing Loss

For most people, hearing problems develop gradually, usually over a period of years. Due to its slow rate of deterioration, it can be difficult to recognise the signs of hearing loss when they first appear. It’s often the family and friends closest to you that begin to become frustrated about your hearing; after all, you

Hearing Aid Features Explained

If you’re the type of person who researches a product before making the decision to purchase it, you may have noticed that while hearing aid product information is readily available on the internet, it’s not always easy to understand what it all means. Seeing a hearing specialist for a comprehensive hearing assessment will help you
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Wireless Hearing aids are hearing devices that have the ability to communicate with one another. When listening in a noisy environment, the brain relies on information that is supplied by the two separate ears.  Sometimes the signal of interest is in one ear and not the other, for example sitting eating dinner with friends and
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