Hearing Loss and Tuberculosis

Hearing Loss and Tuberculosis

When you visit an audiologist for a hearing assessment, they may ask you whether you have ever undergone any treatment for tuberculosis. While asking about your medical history isn’t unusual when seeing a medical professional, one might wonder why tuberculosis...
When should I get hearing aids?

When should I get hearing aids?

We all know that early intervention is important when dealing with children. A child with hearing loss that is identified and receives treatment early in life (before 6 months old) has a far greater chance of developing in a similar way to a child with normal hearing...
World Hearing Day

World Hearing Day

World Hearing Day is celebrated annually on the 3rd of March. This World Health Organisation initiative aims to create awareness about the importance of one’s ears and hearing. Events take place all over the world, all based around a theme. The theme for 2019 is...
Should I bring someone to my hearing appointment?

Should I bring someone to my hearing appointment?

Going for a first hearing test, or seeking help with your hearing aids, can be daunting. Many people fear the results, or worry that they won’t be able to express their experiences accurately. While some people like to attend alone, others like to bring a loved...
Reading Your Audiogram

Reading Your Audiogram

When you have your hearing tested at a hearing healthcare professional, the results will be recorded onto a graph called an Audiogram. Your audiologist should explain all of your results to you in detail after your test, and you may choose to take a copy of your...