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When it comes to cleaning your ears , very little needs to be done to keep them healthy. A simple swipe with a dry or moist cloth on the outer edge removes any unsightly earwax from visibility. There aren’t actually many reasons that you need your ears professionally cleaned and, most of the time, it’s for cosmetic reasons. However, in

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Audiologists might be focused on your ears but they can have a big impact on your overall quality of life. There are a number of ways that an audiologist can help you and they have a range of diagnostic methods to assess your condition and recommend treatments. Though your hearing is the most likely reason that you feel you need

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Like most technology, hearing aids have some problems and malfunctions every now and then. You might find that you need to send your hearing aids off for repairs . It could be something simple, or it might be a little more complicated. Hearing aid repairs cover a range of issues; some issues might have a quick fix and others may

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If you are constantly or consistently exposed to loud noises in your professional or personal life, then you do need to consider using ear protection . But which type is right for you. That is the question that we’re going to explore today, hopefully pinpointing the correct answer. Depending on your lifestyle, your needs and the situation that is subjecting

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Fitting a hearing aid is not as straightforward as it may sound. A hearing aid fitting is much more than an appointment designed to place new hearing aids in the ear. This session is all about maximizing the benefits of wearing hearing aids and giving patients confidence. If you’ve got a hearing aid fitting coming up, it’s natural to experience

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The hearing test is one of the most common reasons that patients visit an audiologist. None are better qualified to examine your ears and diagnose any issues regarding hearing and balance . However, if you have never had a hearing test before, you may some questions about it. To help you feel more comfortable and know what to expect, here

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It's important to take care of your ears. Damage to your ears can cause permanent hearing loss or other issues. Loud noise is one of the greatest threats to the health of your ears and your hearing. Prolonged exposure to loud noise or even just one, sudden loud noise can damage your hearing forever. Tinnitus is another consequence of damage

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Hearing aids can easily be damaged. Not only are they fragile and easily broken due to their size, but they could be mistreated and covered in dirt, grime or even earwax . Hearing aid repairs are common and most hearing specialists are perfectly capable of fixing most issues. However, if you’ve spoken to your hearing care provider multiple times regarding

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If you’re going to see an audiologist for the first time, you may be wondering what to expect. You may be slightly nervous, or you might be excited about the prospect of finding out more about hearing aids. If you’ve got your first appointment coming up, here are four things you can expect. 1. Your medical history If you’re attending

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Did you know that using a lawn mower or any other large home tool could potentially damage your hearing ? It doesn’t take much to cause permanent damage to our ears and the best solution to protect our hearing is ear protection. Ear protection can come in many different shapes and sizes, and in this article, we’re going to explain

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