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Adjusting to Your Hearing Instruments

By Fe | 26/02/2018 | 0 Comments

You have your new hearing aids – so what’s next? It’s important to realise hearing aids do not restore hearing to normal.  Hearing aids are designed to make things easier to hear and you will experience a dramatic improvement in your hearing and quality of life. For most people hearing loss occurs gradually over years … Read moreAdjusting to Your Hearing Instruments

Hearing Aids Truths

By Fe | 26/02/2018 | 0 Comments

1. Hearing aids do not provide “perfect” hearing 2. Hearing aids do not restore your hearing to normal. 3. It takes time to “adjust” to wearing hearing aids, Hearing loss typically develops over years. It takes practice and time for your brain to re-adjust to the sounds you haven’t heard for a while. 4. Wearing … Read moreHearing Aids Truths

Hearing Aid Technology

By Fe | 26/02/2018 | 0 Comments

Most people with hearing loss find listening in background noise or in groups much more difficult than listening in quiet. Your Audiologist will explain the features which hearing aids have to improve communication in a variety of situations, including: multiple programs: automatic or manual adjustment directional microphones: to enhance listening to sounds coming from in … Read moreHearing Aid Technology

What style is right for you

By Fe | 26/02/2018 | 0 Comments

Hearing instruments are getting smaller, more ergonomic and less noticeable all the time. A wide range of styles and colours let you choose the look that works best for you. Canal aids fit completely –in-the-canal and are custom made to fit the size and shape of a person’s ear canal.   The small size makes … Read moreWhat style is right for you

What is a Hearing Aid

By Fe | 26/02/2018 | 0 Comments

A hearing aid is a battery-powered electronic device that is worn in or behind the ear. It is programmed to amplifies specific sounds so that a person with a hearing loss can hear better. A hearing aid can help people hear better in quiet and noisy situations. Today’s hearing aids offer highly advanced technology with … Read moreWhat is a Hearing Aid

Hearing Aid Technology Levels

By Fe | 26/02/2018 | 0 Comments

HEAR BETTER is proudly independent and privately owned. We offer a broad range of hearing aids from a number of leading international hearing aid manufacturers based on performance and technology.

Tinnitus – Treatments and what we can do

By paula | 26/02/2018 | 0 Comments

Tinnitus is a common condition that is often described as a ringing, rushing, buzzing, clicking or hissing in the ears. Tinnitus is a symptom associated with many forms of hearing loss. Tinnitus will not cause your hearing to deteriorate. Our Audiologist can help recommend a course of action to deal with and relieve this problem. … Read moreTinnitus – Treatments and what we can do

Signs and Impact of Hearing Loss

By Fe | 26/02/2018 | 0 Comments

Recognising the signs For most people hearing loss occurs gradually, so you may not notice the signs right away. Some of the most common signs of hearing loss include: Need to ask people to repeat themselves People sound as though they are mumbling or not speaking clearly You can hear but not always understand what … Read moreSigns and Impact of Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss – Causes, Types & Degrees

By paula | 26/02/2018 | 0 Comments

One in six Australians is affected by hearing loss. Most hearing losses occur gradually so the signs are often difficult to recognise. Some people may not want to admit they are having trouble hearing. People with a hearing loss often report that “they can hear the conversation, but can’t understand what is being said”. CAUSES … Read moreHearing Loss – Causes, Types & Degrees

How We Hear

By paula | 26/02/2018 | 0 Comments
HOW WE HEAR

The three parts of the ear are involved in the hearing process. Each part plays an integral role in directing the complex acoustic signals to the brain. Hearing begins when the outer ear collects the sound and directs it down the ear canal to the eardrum.The eardrum vibrates causing the three bones in the middle … Read moreHow We Hear