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Independent Non-biased Advice on Hearing Aids, Earwax Removal & Hearing Healthcare
Our mission is to offer clear, honest advice on hearing care, earwax removal and hearing aids. We have extensive experience with both the hearing aid profession (Hearing Aid Dispensers) and the hearing aid industry (Manufacturers). We want to make this experience and knowledge available to you. We will provide information on Independent Hearing Healthcare Professionals and the hearing aids and hearing care they provide.
The Hearing Healthcare Information You Need
“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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Confused about buying a hearing aid?
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.Learn More
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Helping You Understand Hearing Aids
Simple Honest hearing aid 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
Real Ear Measurements Are Imperative For Hearing Aids
Gold Standard Hearing Aid 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 hearing aids. Ask any provider you deal with, do they offer probe tube measurements, if they say no, tell them you will go somewhere else.
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
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
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?
The Best Hearing Aids
The latest hearing aids from the best hearing aid brands
Signia Hearing Aids
The latest Signia Hearing Aids including the Styletto Connect and Nx Made For iPhone Technology range
Latest News & Information From Our Blog
Hearing Aid Know Attending Unitron Engage 2019
We are here at the Unitron Engage event in beautiful Amsterdam to learn more about their new devices and their new strategies
Nano Hearing Aids Threaten Hearing Aid Know With Legal Action
We received an email today from a legal company in Arizona, representing one Charles Crawford of King Crawford LLC in Arizona. The letter asks us to take down our Nano articles as they contain several falsehoods and defamatory statements concerning our clients and their products. Interestingly, the only evidence they reference in relation to that is mention of the removal of automatically adjusting hearing aids. Let's talk about the letter.
Bernafon and Unitron to introduce new hearing aids in May
May looks like a pretty busy month for us, both Bernafon and Unitron are launching their new platforms to the market. Unitron has been heavily teasing something they are calling Discover. While Bernafon have being doing the same with something called Viron. Let's take a look at what we know.
Are Telecoils in Hearing Aids Obsolete Technology
I read with horror recently that a prospective patient was told that hearing loops and hearing aid telecoils were obsolete technology now replaced by Bluetooth. It's simply not true, while telecoils are damned sure old technology, both them and loop systems are just as relevant today as ever. Even with the ever growing Bluetooth hearing aid market. Let's talk about why you should always consider a telecoil in your hearing aids.
Some interesting hearing aid patents in March 2019
HHTM do a great article each month on hearing aid related patents that are filed in the US. In their latest article, a few things caught my eye, not least a system to check if a receiver is full of wax, the return of spectacle hearing aids and finally a new firmware system that will alow hearing aid functionality upgrades in the clinic. Let's talk about patents.
Shape the future of hearing aids by answering some questions
We often hear consumers say that they wished their hearing aids could do this or that. Well we have begun to undertake surveys to get a clearer idea of consumer experience and needs. You can help to shape the future of hearing aids by answering some questions.
Want To Know What Gold Standard Hearing Aid Fitting Entails?
Real Ear Measurements and live Speech Mapping are elements of hearing aid verification and validation. They are the best practice, gold standard in hearing aid fitting. Let's talk about what they are, how they are done and why you aren't getting the best service if a hearing care professional doesn't carry them out.
Buying a Receiver In Canal Hearing Aid? Consider Custom Tips
Receiver In Canal hearing aids are exceptionally popular devices, they are versatile, easy to use and relatively easy to maintain. They come with standard instant tips mostly, but you should consider custom made tips, here are the reasons why.
Meet the hearing models in the new Hearlink range from Phillips
The Hearlink range has a full range of hearing aid models across five technology levels, learn about the models available here
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