Contacting Emergency Services

Contacting Emergency Services

When you’re in an emergency situation, and need help, you pick up the phone and call the police, ambulance, or fire brigade. But for many people who are Deaf, or have a hearing loss, talking on the phone is a challenge, or even impossible. This is made much...
New Products: June to September 2019

New Products: June to September 2019

In a constantly developing field like audiology, we see new products join our portfolio on a regular basis. Let’s have a look at the new hearing aids and related devices that have been released in the last few months. These are the new products from June to September...
How do I turn my hearing aid off?

How do I turn my hearing aid off?

When consulting with patients who are trying hearing aids for the very first time, we start with the basics. We want to get the hearing aids set up appropriately, evaluate how well they are working, and teach the person how to handle them. One of the first things that...
What is Vertigo?

What is Vertigo?

Dizziness is a difficult thing to describe. When a patient is feeling dizzy, there can be a variety of terms used to describe exactly what they are feeling. Some feel light headed, some feel unstable, some feeling rocking and some feel spinning. Some patients describe...
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,...