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Hearing aid survival tips for the summer !

By paula / 07/11/2018 / Comments Off on Hearing aid survival tips for the summer !

  Tips for Looking After Your Hearing Aids This Summer   Aussie summers are famous for sun, sea and sand. While you may love the warmer weather, your hearing aids do not. Humidity, heat, sweat, sunscreen and water can cause serious damage to your hearing aids.   A daily clean and care routine will go a long way to ensuring your hearing aids remain in good working order over the summer. Here are our top tips for looking after your hearing devices this summer: 1. Storage tips: Heat and moisture can affect the functionality and sound quality of the hearing...

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Use and Care of Hearing Aids

By Fe / 26/02/2018 / 0 Comments

It is important that you care for your hearing aids. Some valuable tips for caring for your hearing aids: Cleaning: Carefully use the small brush provided with your hearing aid every day to remove earwax or other particles that may have accumulated on the hearing aid. Never use solvents, cleaning fluids, oil, or water to clean your hearing aid. Battery life: When not in use, open your hearing aid battery compartment doors so the batteries are not in contact with any internal components. This will prolong battery life. Water: Make sure you keep your hearing aids dry. Don’t shower, swim,...

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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, and many may not notice right away. During this period, your brain gradually adapts to your hearing loss. When you first begin using your new hearing aids, you’ll hear sounds that you haven’t heard for many years. It takes time for your brain to readjust to...

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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 your aids regularly will help you adjust to them. Commit to wearing your hearing aids at least part of every day. 5. Hearings aid cannot eliminate the background noise, but there is technology that helps to minimize those unwanted sounds

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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 front of the wearer precise and rapid adjustment to variations in the incoming sounds control of acoustic feedback (‘whistling’) Bluetooth or wireless capacity: to receive signals from the mobile or  other devices (MP3, laptop, GPS)

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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 it very discrete.       The in-the-canal fits inside the canal and is partially visible in the “bowl” ear. They are custom made, comfortable and easy to manage.       Ultra small BTE – Open-Fit and Receiver In the canal A small lightweight BTE...

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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.

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