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Episode 25: What To Do If You Lose Your Hearing Aid

Hearing devices, such as hearing aids or cochlear implant speech processors, are important items you rely on for day-to-day ‘getting on with your life’.  They are ‘high value’ pieces of technology. Imagine you one day you touch your ear, or reach over to the bedside table. and they’re gone. You retrace your steps, dig under the […]

Episode 24: How To Know If You Have Hearing Loss

Signs and symptoms may include these: The muffling of speech and other sounds. Difficulty understanding words, especially against background noise or in a crowd. Trouble hearing consonants. Frequently asking others to speak more slowly, clearly and loudly. Needing to turn up the volume of the television or radio. Hearing loss that occurs gradually as you […]

Episode 23: Hearing Loss & Isolation

This is a time for us to have a keen ear and listen to the experts for advice and guidance. But what if you have a hearing problem? Spare a thought to those among us who have difficulty hearing conversation, and may find the television dialogue challenging to hear and the telephone a source of […]

Episode 22: More Tips On Cleaning Your Hearing Aid

Wax buildup is one of the main causes for hearing aids not working as well as they should, because wax clogs up the sound outlet or the ventilation opening, resulting in weak, distorted sound, or no sound. So, as a general rule, clean your hearing aids each day with a soft dry cloth. Make sure […]

Episode 21: More Tips On Cleaning Your Hearing Aid

Wax buildup is one of the main causes for hearing aids not working as well as they should, because wax clogs up the sound outlet or the ventilation opening, resulting in weak, distorted sound, or no sound. So, as a general rule, clean your hearing aids each day with a soft dry cloth. Make sure […]

Episode 20: Advice For Caring For Your Hearing Aid

Hearing aids are a significant investment, so we recommend you to learn how to clean and maintain them. The tiny marvels of technology operate in conditions that are far from ideal: the inside of your ear canals where they collect earwax and moisture. Regular cleaning, that you can do yourself, along with routine maintenance provided […]

Episode 19: How To Clean Your In-Ear Hearing Aids

Your hearing aids are a big investment. It’s well worth taking a few minutes each day to clean them. Your ear canal produces earwax, which serves the purpose of protecting and lubricating your ear. But wax build-up is one of the main reasons why hearing aids need repairing. Wax clogs up the sound outlet and […]

Episode 13: Hearing Aid Myth Exposed

Hi I’m Stewart, and today I answer another common question that we get about Hearing Aids. Sometimes people ask: “will hearing aids make my hearing worse?”The answer is no, correctly-programmed hearing aids will not make your own hearing worse. But, because listening and understanding people becomes so much easier with hearing aids…then, when you’re not […]

Episode 12: Do I Need Hearing Aids

Welcome to Hearing TV. I’m Stewart and today I’m answering one of the more common questions we get about hearing aids. One often asked question is, do I need 2 hearing aids. The answer is, if you have hearing loss in both ears, then yes you do. Think of it like wearing glasses – you […]

Episode 11: How Long Will The Hearing Aid Last

A question we are often asked is “how long will the hearing aid last?” These days development of technology is very fast, so new hearing aids are being released all the time,. However, previous hearing aids won’t become obsolete just because there are new ones available. In fact, you can expect the hearing aids to […]

Episode 10: Cochlear Implants

EPISODE 10 FOR HEARING TV What is a COCHLEAR implant? Hello and welcome to Hearing TV.  My name is Merren Davies. In the last episode we discussed Middle Ear hearing implants. Today we are going to INTRODUCE the COCHLEAR IMPLANT. The cochlear implant could be described as the ULTIMATE SOLUTION for people who cannot benefit from a conventional hearing aid. […]

Episode 9: Middle Hearing Implants

EPISODE 9 FOR HEARING TV What is a Middle Ear hearing implant? Hello and welcome to Hearing TV.  My name is Merren Davies. In the last episode we discussed bone conduction hearing implants. Today we are going to look at Middle Ear hearing implants which are another option for people who cannot benefit from a conventional hearing aid. Like the Bone Conduction Implant, the MIDDLE EAR implant has an internal part that is […]

Episode 8: Bone Conduction Hearing Implants

EPISODE 8 FOR HEARING TV What is a Bone Conduction hearing implant? Hello and welcome to Hearing TV.  My name is Merren Davies. In the last episode we discussed how the human ear works.  Today we are going to look at Bone Conduction hearing implants which are an option for people who cannot benefit from a conventional hearing aid. Some […]

Episode 7: How The Ear Works

EPISODE 7 FOR HEARING TV : How The Ear Works Hello and welcome to Hearing TV.  My name is Merren Davies. In recent episodes we have been talking about Styles of Hearing Aids. But what if something has happened to your ear and hearing aids are of no help? Before we look further into this, let’s […]

Episode 6: RIC Style of Hearing Aids

Hello, and welcome to Hearing TV.  My name is Phillippa, and today we’re talking about RIC hearing aids. Receiver in the canal aids, otherwise known as RIC, or RIE, are an excellent option for many reasons. The RIC Comprises a small hearing aid which sits behind the ear, to which is connected a speaker, or receiver, which goes into the ear.  On the end of the receiver you can use either a […]

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