Whistling Hearing Aids

Whistling Hearing Aids

Some years ago one of the biggest things that irritating people about their hearing aids was feedback. Older hearing aids would often make a high pitched scream, like a whistle. This would most commonly occur when the person was close to a surface or another person,...
What is Cauliflower Ear?

What is Cauliflower Ear?

If you’ve watched a professional rugby match, you might have noticed some players’ ears look lumpy or swollen. This is called Cauliflower Ear. This swelling occurs as a result of a blood clot that forms after physical trauma to the outer ear. What is...
Made for iPhone Hearing Aids

Made for iPhone Hearing Aids

In the last few years almost all hearing aid manufacturers have created hearing aids that are Made for iPhone. This wonderful technology allows iPhone users with these hearing aids to connect their phones to the aids directly, with no intermediary device needed. Made...
Caffeine and Hearing Loss

Caffeine and Hearing Loss

There are few people who do not enjoy a good cup of coffee or tea. Caffeine is something most adults feel they need to consume every day. As audiologists, we are often asked whether there is a link between caffeine and hearing loss. Could caffeine worsen one’s...
Can you buy hearing aids online?

Can you buy hearing aids online?

When we’re looking to make a big purchase, it’s natural to want to look around to find the best deal. For this reason, many people considering hearing aids look at whether it’s possible to purchase them online. Can you buy hearing aids online? Well,...