AIHHP Golden Globes Awards 2019

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AIHHP Golden Globes On the 22nd and 23rd of November 2019, AIHHP (the Association of Independent Hearing Healthcare Professionals) celebrated their 25th anniversary with their annual conference and Golden Globes Award ceremony. This year saw the largest attendance since AIHHP’s inception; and the delegates were treated to an amazing weekend! As always, Friday was the… Read more »

Tinnitus in Mainstream Hollywood!

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Tinnitus in Mainstream Hollywood! Tinnitus is a debilitating condition which many people in the world live with. Even more people, however, have no idea what it is. Thus, it really is a sight for sore eyes whenever Tinnitus is depicted in the media, especially so, in the film industry. This isn’t the first time tinnitus… Read more »

‘Contact Lens’ for your Ears – A New Hearing Device

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A New Direction Inventors in Europe are working on a “completely new alternative to a conventional hearing device”. The all-new device is an eardrum-hugging disk which uses a piezoelectric transducer. Though only surfacing recently in the news, this new innovation has been in the works for a little while now, having advanced through several of… Read more »

Sounds People With Hearing Loss Miss Out On!

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Hearing Loss Over the many years, we’ve written lots of articles outlining the perks and benefits of using hearing aids. However, professionals in the audiology industry rarely touch on the subject of sounds that hearing-impaired people miss out on, more than just explaining that women’s and children’s voices are more difficult to understand. At Hearing… Read more »

Brand New Super Power Hearing Aid! / Unitron Max – The New Super-Power Hearing Aid

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What’s New? Manufacturers spend a fortune on research and development to bring you the latest innovations, each year, with each release marking a new stage in hearing aid devices. In late 2016, staff at Hearing Healthcare Centre attended a Unitron launch in London where we first learned about the “world’s smallest RIC” – the Moxi… Read more »

Who’s At Risk Of Hearing Damage At Work?

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Who’s most at risk? We live in an increasingly noisy world. Almost all of the combustion vehicles which occupy our streets produce around 70-80 decibels of sound, giving some cities an average noise level of around 60dB (the sound level of a normal conversation) at all times. We don’t just live in the world however,… Read more »

Hearing Loss Statistics in the UK!

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Hearing Loss Statistics in the UK When it comes to hearing loss in the UK, the statistics speak for themselves. 1 in 6 people in the UK have some degree of hearing loss. In terms of what causes the hearing loss, it’s a mix of hereditary factors, ear infections/diseases, exposure to loud noise and, of… Read more »

Ten Facts About Hearing!

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Ten Facts – Hearing Is Amazing!   The ear intricately routes sound waves in the air through to your brain, where they can be understood as intelligible, distinct noise. By carrying out this process, your ears enable you to communicate, learn and better understand the world around you. Below, we have some facts about the way… Read more »

Starkey Livio

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What’s New? Starkey have unveiled their newest hearing aid, the Livio AI. Starkey have combined the conventional hearing aid app with an element of health and fitness, which has birthed a new approach to hearing aids, hopefully, one which will reduce the stigma surrounding wearing them. When asked about the Livio, Starkey President Brandon Sawalich responded… Read more »