Going for a hearing test can be quite nerve-wracking but there really is nothing to worry about. Your audiologist will talk you through the whole process and will usually be able to give you a diagnosis straight after your tests. But, just in case you are still worrying, here are the answers to a few common questions people have before
Tinnitus is a hearing condition that's fairly common. It's characterized by sounds in the ears (one or both) or head that no one else can hear. The noise might be a ringing, whistling, whooshing or a number of other sounds that can be annoying or sometimes distressing. An audiologist can diagnose tinnitus and suggest effective treatments that help to relieve
So, you decided to visit an audiologist to help rectify and treat your hearing loss issues. Well done! That is the first step towards getting the help and assistance you require to ensure you can continue to live a healthy life. In many instances, professional audiologists will recommend that you use hearing aids to counteract the hearing loss you experience.
As a provider, I receive this question quiet often. It is human nature to want the best so it is not out of character to want the best brand when it comes to hearing devices. However, when it comes to hearing it is important to understand that hearing is done with the brain and the ear simply funnels the sound
Over the last three to four years, hearing aid technology has taken a drastic leap forward. As nanotechnology changed the computer industry, it did the same for hearing aids. In 2016, hearing aids are digital, wireless, iPhone compatible and some are even invisible. It all sounds great, but still a main question that hearing aid providers are getting today from