Dangers of Buying Hearing Aids Online

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At first glance, buying hearing aids online may seem a good idea. Whether it’s from a website like eBay, or another online retailer, the apparent low-cost is often a false economy. Unfortunately, low prices are often based on a number of important misunderstandings that online retailers will conveniently neglect to mention. So, read the Association… Read more »

Cochlea Stem Cell Research!

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Audiology in the News Scientists in Tokyo, Japan believe they have taken a step towards curing congenital hearing loss. They have found a way of growing human cochlear cells, which can be used to replace faulty ones in people who were born deaf, due to genetic error. They are now looking at ways to safely… Read more »

New Innovation Helps Our Soldiers Maintain Accurate Hearing

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Experts are hoping this new technology will not only help prevent hearing damage to soldiers but also enhance their hearing and combat ability. Swedish-based tech developer, Invisio, has developed a high-tech, military headset. The headset is designed to be worn under a helmet and augments a soldier’s hearing to enable better hearing, whilst defending the ears… Read more »

Hearing Loss Research Breakthrough

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Audiology in the News Researchers at the University of Louisiana may have identified a protein that can reverse hearing loss. The American university had been researching potential cures for inner ear cell damage, and their breakthrough came in quite a strange form; that of a sea anemone. Sea anemones share some similar biological traits, 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 »

Congratulations!

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Ear Wax Removal We are very happy to announce that, student audiologist Daniel Sanchez, has recently completed his ear wax removal course. Daniel passed with ease, receiving exemplary marks throughout his assessments. With the addition of Mr Sanchez to our wax removal team, we are able to take more ear-wax removal appointments. If you have problems… Read more »

World Hearing Day

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World Hearing Day is an annual advocacy event which aims to raise awareness, as well as promote ear care across the world. The theme for this year’s World Hearing Day is childhood hearing loss. There are 32 million children worldwide who have a disabling level of hearing loss. Public health measures can effectively reduce hearing… Read more »