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If you’ve been coping with hearing loss , you may be wondering what course of action to take to get the treatment you deserve. There are a variety of health care professionals at your disposal, but hearing instrument specialists offer knowledge and skills when it comes to hearing aid evaluations, fitting and repairs. What is a hearing instrument specialist? A

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Hearing aids are incredibly delicate, complex pieces of technology. And just like every other piece of sensitive tech that you have in your home, they can be susceptible to technical difficulties. Whether you get your aids wet, drop them on the floor or don’t clean them properly, it can all result in a potential problem, where they start making funny

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There is a multitude of hearing problems that cause hearing loss and not all of them are permanent. It is vital that you speak to a professional to ensure you get a correct diagnosis so that you understand the condition properly and can take the necessary steps to help yourself. In this guide, we’re going to run through some of

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Hearing instrument specialists are professionals that will diagnose your hearing loss and also help you choose the right hearing aid for your needs. Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions to be overlooked due to how gradual and slowly the condition develops. You might not even realize you have hearing loss until you take a closer look at

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Tinnitus is a ringing or buzzing sound that occurs in your ears. It can last for a few seconds, minutes, hours or even days depending on the severity. It has many causes and is often known as a subjective sound, meaning that only you can hear it. There are a few rare cases where hearing specialists have encountered objective tinnitus,

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If you need to choose new hearing aids , you might be unsure about which factors and features you need to consider. Fortunately, you can speak to your hearing specialist about your options and they can help you to make the right choice. When you're considering your options, you can ask them questions and they will explain what you should

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After having your hearing test and learning that hearing aids could help you, the next step is to choose your hearing aids and have a hearing aid fitting . If you've never done this before, it can be a bit daunting. But the process is nothing to worry about and you can soon have your new hearing aids helping to

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Our ears can easily suffer from irreversible damage if we’re not careful. Whether you’re using a blender, playing music or even taking public transport, you could be exposing yourself to loud noises that are going to permanently affect our hearing in the long run. But when exactly do we need hearing protection , and how bad does it need to

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Having some hearing aids can be a real benefit to your life. They’re highly recommended by all hearing care professionals if you have hearing problems. With a hearing aid, you will be able to hear everything clearly once more. As such, it’s vital that you keep them in good working order at all times. So, what happens if your device

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If you have been diagnosed with hearing loss , you have likely been recommended a hearing aid as the best form of treatment. Hearing instrument specialists are experts on the range of devices available for those with hearing loss and their input will be integral to ensuring you receive a suitable device. If you are looking for a hearing instrument

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