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Keeping your hearing aids in perfect health is absolutely vital if you want to enjoy the full benefits that they can bring. While positive daily habits, such as storing them safely at night, will lay the right foundations but regular maintenance may still be required. As such, knowing to identify when hearing aid repairs are needed is a responsibility that

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When you have chosen your hearing aids after a test and evaluation, your audiologist will program them so that they meet your needs and enable you to finally hear better. This appointment is called a hearing aid fitting and it’s important to have this appointment so that your audiologist can talk you through how to use the new hearing devices,

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You might have noticed a substantial change to your hearing lately. Perhaps you have found that you are unable to hear people talk effectively. Or, maybe, for a few months, you have been constantly turning up the volume on the TV further and further. This suggests an issue with your hearing and should be checked out by an audiologist. A

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One of the many services your audiologist provides during your hearing health journey is helping you choose and fit the hearing aid best suited to your needs. They may recommend an in-the-ear (ITE) hearing aid. These are some of the largest devices on the market and are designed to sit comfortably in the outer ear. To help you better understand

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Your hearing aid can be one of the most important pieces of technology in your life. If you’ve partnered with an audiologist to choose the right devices, they can help you regain the world of the hearing once more. As impressive as they are, however, they can still be quite delicate and require some care to ensure they keep working

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If you’ve been struggling to make sense of the world of late because you can’t hear people talking or you find it virtually impossible to keep track of conversations when there’s background noise, getting used to a hearing aid can take time. Suddenly, after a period of coping with muffled noise and straining to hear, you find yourself in a

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Many people who need to use hearing aids ask their audiologists whether they should replace or repair their products after a few years. There are pros and cons to both solutions, which you can use to determine whether you should repair or replace your hearing aids. Of course, you should always follow the advice given by your audiologist, but the

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Whether you have been newly diagnosed with hearing loss or are seeking to replace an existing device, you will likely want to ensure you find the best choice for you. Hearing aids are crucially important to people with hearing loss, and ensuring you find the best "fit" - both literally and metaphorically - is incredibly important. In most cases, your

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When your hearing aids need repairing it can be a stressful time. There are a lot of questions that you need to ask yourself before you send your device off for hearing aid repairs. Many people struggle while their hearing aids are away being repaired because they have not thought about what they are going to do in the meantime.

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Hearing aids are broadly available on the market. You can buy one on the internet just as easily as getting them from an audiologist. But buying a hearing aid directly without assistance does have its disadvantages and dangers. Here, we’re going to look at why the hearing aid fitting is a crucial part of the process and why you should

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