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October 11, 2021

Cellphones, Bluetooth and Hearing Aid Compatibility

Bluetooth technology has been around for quite some time since around 1998. Bluetooth compatible hearing aids too – since around 2004. How has it developed […]
September 9, 2021

Gunfire & Your Hearing – Magnum Article: August 2021 – Yolande van der Westhuizen

Have you ever experienced a blocked ear with that infamous ‘tweeeeeeeeeeet’ sound in your ear right after a gunshot? The blocked ear opens up a […]
August 27, 2021

Red flags for hearing loss

We often have a family member that sit in a conversation and does not participate. People living with a hearing loss isolate themselves, often without […]
August 26, 2021

Online Hearing Screening

Click on the image to do a quick online hearing screening in the comfort of your own space, free of charge! Listen up!   Do […]
August 26, 2021

Should I See an Audiologist?

au·di·ol·o·gist — Audiologists are health care professionals who provide patient-centered care in the prevention, identification, diagnosis, and evidence-based treatment of hearing, balance, tinnitus, and other […]
July 8, 2021

MEDEL SAMBA 2 – Handling and maintenance

  The SAMBA 2 audio processor for BONEBRIDGE and SOUNDBRIDGE   Switching on SAMBA 2   Changing the batteries   Changing the cover   Using […]
July 8, 2021

MED EL ADHEAR – Application, positioning, changing the battery and individualizing your processor

The ADHEAR system consists of a bone conduction audio processor that is kept in place on your head with the ADHEAR Adhesive Adapter. The following videos will supply […]
June 29, 2021

Hearing loss in different ages and stages of life

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released the WHO World Report on Hearing in March 2021 with some interesting reading material. Typically, people think that […]
March 1, 2021

World Hearing Day 2021 – Key messages

World Hearing Day – 3 March 2021 World Hearing Day is held on 3 March each year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care […]
February 28, 2021

Deafness & Hearing Loss, more information from the World Health Organization

**Reference: WHO Website: https://www.who.int/health-topics/hearing-loss#tab=tab_1 Overview A person is said to have hearing loss if they are not able to hear as well as someone with […]
February 28, 2021

World Health Organization (WHO) – Factsheet on deafness & hearing loss

**Reference: WHO Website: https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/deafness-and-hearing-loss Deafness and hearing loss Key facts Around 466 million people worldwide have disabling hearing loss (1), and 34 million of these […]
February 17, 2021

The truth about hearing aid services…

A hearing aid ‘service‘ might not always be a ‘service‘… be sure to educate yourself!     Hearing aid servicing is a tendency that has become […]