Enhanced Hearing and Autism

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People on the autistic spectrum can ‘take in’ more sounds at any given moment, compared to non-autistic people, according to new research from UCL. The Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE) at UCL have recently published findings which identify people with Autism have increased capacity for auditory processing. These findings improve our understanding… Read more »

The Perks of a Hearing Aid User!

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With advances in modern technology, hearing aids are better than they’ve ever been and the stigma relating to them is slowly receding. So what’s making hearing aids more appealing? It is perhaps all of the new features now available, which improve accessibility beyond that of people with normal hearing. For example, hearing aid users can… Read more »

Hearing Aids – Fact vs Fiction

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  What have you heard about hearing aids? Hearing aids have not yet entered the mass market, and as a result, many people carry misconceptions about the life-restoring devices. We’ve put together a short article, highlighting a few of the most common misinterpretations people make. Here is Hearing Healthcare Centre’s Fact vs Fiction!  

Phonak Virto B-Titanium

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Phonak tianim shell hearing aids

  The New Phonak Virto B-Titanium Hearing Aid Introducing the New Phonak Virto B- Titanium, the In-The-Ear hearing aid made from medical grade titanium. The Virto B-Titanium is Phonak’s smallest hearing aid ever! These aids are perfect for those looking for a discreet hearing solution. With the use of Titanium shells these aids are the… Read more »

Health Benefits of Hearing Aids

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Most people think of hearing aids primarily as a solution to their hearing impairment, but hearing aids have many more benefits which people either forget about, or do not know about. Below is a list of health benefits of hearing aids. Just in case better hearing wasn’t enough! Cognition – Keeping your mind sharp Last… Read more »

march post

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    Researchers in the US and Canada have been working to reduce the risk of ototoxic hearing loss, caused by cisplatin.   Cisplatin is a common drug used in cancer treatments; a component drug of certain chemotherapy treatments. Cisplatin is a known ototoxic drug, which can greatly impact the inner ear.  It can cause… Read more »

The Benefits of Using Swim Plugs

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Swimming is a fun, healthy activity, but how can swimming regularly affect your ears?   What is swimmer’s ear? It doesn’t matter if you’re swimming in a pool, open water or the sea, you will be susceptible to an infection known as otitis externa, which is more commonly known as swimmer’s ear. Swimmer’s ear is caused by… Read more »

Hearing Dogs

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Everybody’s heard about guide dogs for the blind, but have you heard of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People? Life for deaf people can often be very difficult. Not hearing the alarm clock or doorbell, as well as text messages and fire alarms can leave deaf people feeling very isolated, not to mention the safety risks of… Read more »

YouTube Launch! Our First Video

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Hearing Healthcare Centre’s YouTube Channel is Live! Luke, Andy, and Dan have been very busy producing Hearing Healthcare Centre’s first YouTube video! In this educational short, audiologist Daniel explains the importance of good hearing and regular check-ups. The video also features an abridged demonstration of a hearing test. We performed a 15-minute screening on a voluntary… Read more »

Help for Heroes Appreciation

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Over recent years, Hearing Healthcare Centre have organised a number of events to raise money for our Charity of the Year, Help for Heroes. In acknowledgment of our efforts and the money raised, Help for Heroes have written a letter of appreciation each time. We thought we’d share with you, our achievements for this great… Read more »