Health benefits of wearing hearing aids

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Hearing aids bring many benefits, not least of which is the ability to join in a conversation, hear the TV or radio properly and be more aware of your surroundings. As a result of scientific studies around the world, it’s slowly becoming clear that there are also many health benefits of wearing hearing aids, which… Read more »

Lip-Reading Hearing Aids?

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New hearing technology is being developed, to implement cameras into hearing aids; allowing for lip-reading capabilities!   Researchers from the University of Stirling, Scotland are developing a novel type of hearing aid, equipped with a camera and lip-reading software, according to a report from the BBC. The new device aims to address the recurrent problem… Read more »

What questions should be asked in a hearing assessment?

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A hearing assessment is a two-way process. A good audiologist will explain things at every step of the way to make sure clients understand their condition and, if hearing aids are needed, how they will help. It’s therefore, useful to know in advance what questions should be asked in a hearing assessment to ensure the… Read more »

Speech Reading: An aid to maximising hearing

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Hearing aids, as you know, greatly increase your ability to understand conversations. Their adaptive features seamlessly adjust to increase speech intelligibility. But learning to read visual cues and understanding basic Speech Reading can help interpretation and enable one to ‘fill in’ any blanks. Everyone uses speech reading, though mostly subconsciously. By practicing and identifying patterns… Read more »