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- I have new hearing aids and I am bothered by the sounds of my own chewing. If I am with someone else, I have to stop chewing to hear them talk. Is this normal?
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- I have had an ear transplant in my right ear for two years. When I visit a restaurant or bar the background noises are so loud I struggle to hear people at my table, but I can hear oil sizzling in the a wok in the kitchen. I have tried all the recommende
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A very warm welcome to all our visitors. We have recently upgraded our web site and it contains a range of new features, all of which are accessible from our Menu Line. These include:
- Latest News
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As new material becomes available to us we will be adding to the store of information on the site, as well as providing links to other resources in due course.
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Australian Hearing - October 2016 - Hearing Solutions
Keeping your hearing aid in good working condition is important, as it allows you to get the most from your device. Here are some guidelines to help you manage your hearing aids and batteries.
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Here are some of the comments made by professional audiologists about the Guide (A4 printable here) Have a look at it now!
Margaret Anderson: I have just finished reviewing the rest of the Guide. It's going to be a great resource for consumers and all sorts of people. Well done for tackling it!
Marie-Louise Hekel: Congratulations on this most thorough publication. You have done a splendid job.
Knowing Marie-Louise as I do, she will have reviewed it thoroughly. She told me that she was very impressed with your work and thought it would be a very valuable resource, not only for hearing impaired people, but professional audiologists in particular. During our phone conversation she began to name a range of service areas that she thought would be good places to alert and provide with copies for the use of their members.
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This is one woman’s experience after being fitted with a second cochlear implant
In February 2014 I was fitted with my first cochlear implant – what a world of difference it has made! I had no idea of what to expect but I did not anticipate the level of noise I would be ‘hearing’. For the first time in decades I had high frequencies. It took about two months before my brain had learnt enough to begin to translate some of the noise into meaningful sound – words, sentences and environmental sounds.
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