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“The information you need to make informed decisions about your hearing”

Struggling to hear people clearly, arguing over the volume of the TV? Avoiding going to places because it is too difficult to understand what people are saying? You are not alone, many people like you have similar problems, it's not about the volume, it's about clarity, and if people stopped damned mumbling you would be doing fine! Does that sound a bit familiar?

Being able to hear and communicate with ease makes a massive difference to our lives and our well-being, something that we do not realise until we have a problem. We believe that everyone should have the pleasure of hearing well and the benefits it brings to their lives. 

Finding out what to do about it is when the problems start. You are faced with a load of technical gobbledygook that you need to try to decipher before you can make decisions. We think we can fix that problem.

We have extensive experience in the hearing profession, one of us as a customer and the other as both a hearing professional and a sales manager in a hearing aid manufacturer. We want to share our knowledge so that we can equip people with hearing loss with the information they need to make good decisions about their hearing and their treatment. 

We also have extensive experience with Independent hearing professionals across the world; we want to share our knowledge of them, their commitment to delivering the best hearing aids and the best care. We think that they should be rewarded for their ethos and ideals and you need the information about professionals who are committed to their customers.

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We've been writing articles about hearing aids, hearing loss, tinnitus, wax removal and all other ear-related things for over 15 years.

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Signia introduce earpod type Active Pro hearing aids

Signia announced the launch of a new earpod style hearing aid device they are calling Active. The devices are a hybrid with fully functional, high-technology hearing aid features packed into a wireless earbuds style device. It is an interesting move designed to both tap into growing familiarisation with wireless earbuds and address stigma issues for some new hearing aid users. It will be interesting to see how it works out for them, other manufacturers have worked along similar if different lines, think Virto Black from Phonak or the rechargeable Edge custom from Starkey. I am not sure how successful these have been in relation to overcoming stigma, but Signia has pretty much gone the whole hog by adopting a completely new form factor. Here is what you need to know.

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Naida Paradise introduced for severe to profound loss

The Naida from Phonak has a long legacy as one of the premium offerings for people with severe to profound hearing loss. It is only in recent years that it has been challenged by the ReSound Enzo and the Oticon Xceed. Phonak updated the Naida range with the new Paradise hearing aid technology in February 2021, here is what you need to know.

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The new Ks 10 from Costco, welcome to Paradise

Costco went with Sonova again for its new Kirkland Signature 10 hearing aids which makes sense considering how successful the Ks 9 was. Looking closely at the specs and feature set, the new Ks 10 is for all intent and purpose, a Paradise 90. Here is what you need to know.

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Frequency Therapeutics FX-322 Clinical Trials Show Promise

Study data shows hearing improvements in adults with acquired sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) and the first-known linkage of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics for a potential hearing restoration therapy.

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Seven Most Important Tinnitus Hearing Aid Features

Hearing aids are the most scientifically validated tinnitus treatment. In this video, I will explain the seven most important tinnitus hearing aid features. It is important to know what kinds of hearing aid features lead to tinnitus relief.

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Lexie Lumen hearing aids, my day to day experience

I have worn Lexie Lumen hearing aids for several weeks now and they are pretty good hearing aids. During my day to day experiences I have found them to work well and the sound quality offered to be more than acceptable. Would I change my ReSound Ones for them, no probably not, having said that, during the time I wore them, they didn't let me down once. The customer experience offered by Lexie through the app is outstanding, it will help new hearing aid users through their experience admirably well. Let's talk Lexie Lumen hearing aids

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I Want to Hear This One Distinct Thing

I wear Phonak Paradise and I work in a noisy kitchen. I struggle to hear the timer beeping so I don't know when food is ready, my hearing aids are generally working well but it seems like the timer is actually quietier with them in. I spend a lot of time in the kitchen and this is where I need the hearing aids to work.

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Interview about living with hearing loss with

Steve is interviewed by Ben Thompson from about his experiences living with hearing loss

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A Review of the Lexie Lumen & Lexie Hearing System

I decided a couple of weeks ago that I likedthe conceptual thinking around Lexie Hearing and their delivery model of Lexie Lumen hearing aids. I wanted to experience it first hand and they sent me a pair of hearing aids and set me up on their system. This is how it went and what my experience was like.

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Consumer hearing aid advice book

The Authors of The Little
Book of Hearing Aids

Independent advice guide

Buying hearing aids can be quite a daunting affair, not least because understanding the choices and technology available can be difficult. I have set out to make the incomprehensible gibberish understandable, explaining the types of hearing aids, their pros and cons, their technology and features in clear language.

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Helping You Understand

Simple Honest Advice

The amount of information available around hearing aids can be confusing and overwhelming. Technobabble about technology levels and features can be hard to decipher and want to make you run into the street screaming. You just want a damned hearing aid that will help you hear! We want to help you find one with simple, clear and easy to understand information about the features and the benefits, and what you can expect

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Real Ear Measurements in hearing aid fitting

Real Ear Measurements Are Essential For Hearing Aids

Gold Standard Fitting

Real Ear Measurements, REMs or Speech Mapping are imperative for best practice hearing aid fitting. It is our best advice to you, to find a hearing care provider who does offer them when you are purchasing. Ask any provider you deal with, do they offer probe tube measurements, if they say no, tell them you will go somewhere else.

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Hearing Test Consultation

A Network of Hearing Aid Providers in The UK and Ireland

Independent hearing Aid Centres

You might not know it already, but finding the right hearing healthcare professional is important to the outcome of the process. We want to make sure that you don't find out the hard way. We are building a network of trusted Independent Hearing Aid Centres so you can easily get the care and attention of a skilled and committed pro

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A Network of Earwax Removal Specialists in The UK and Ireland

Independent Earwax removal Centres

We are building a network of trusted Independent earwax removal specialists so you can easily get the care and attention of a skilled and committed pro

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What is Microsuction Earwax Removal & Why Does it Matter?

Many Independent Hearing Healthcare Professionals are offering Microsuction earwax removal, but what is it and why would it be better than other forms of ear cleaning?

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Widex hearing aids

Widex models including the Unique and Evoke Range

Unitron Hearing Aids

Unitron models including the Tempus and Max Range

Starkey hearing aids

Starkey models including the Made For iPhone Range

ReSound Hearing Aids

Resound models including the Linx 3D and Quattro Range

Oticon Hearing Aids

Oticon models including the new Opn S Brain Hearing Technology

Signia Hearing Aids

Signia models including the Styletto Connect and Nx Made For iPhone Technology range

Bernafon Hearing Aids

Bernafon models including the amazing Zerena range

Phonak Hearing Aids

Phonak models including the Belong and Marvel Range

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