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Hearing Aids

  • Wax Cleaning Kits and Protection

    The biggest single issue that plagues the whole hearing aid industry is the environment that our products have to work in.  There are two environments that hearing aids are exposed to.  The first is the “outside” and that could be heat, cold, rain, snow and even the occasional hot shower...
  • Hearing Aid Cleaning

      Phonak Hearing Aid Cleaning Kit Hearing aids are super-sophisticated devices that help the hard of hearing manage their hearing loss. To provide the required amplification level of sound, the device needs to be in working order and clean from wax and any other accumulated debris, such as dead skin...
  • Hearing Aid Styles

    Styles of hearing aids are predominantly driven by two opposing factors: 1. Laws of physics (and personal experience of most amateur pub bands) in respect to speakers and microphones which dictate they should be kept some distance apart to avoid  whistling and feedback screech. And 2. Social dynamics and stigma...
  • TV Hearing Aids

    Many people that suffer from hearing loss comment on problems hearing the television. This  is traditionally tackled by simply turning up the volume; which of course helps but can cause many a cross word with others in the household (or sometimes with those in adjoining households!). It also doesn’t deal...
  • Do You Do Hearing Aids For The Elderly?

    Hearing loss and the need for hearing aids is something that many of us associate with old age (see age related hearing loss). But what do we mean by old age? It is interesting to note that we also associate the need for reading glasses with getting older but do...
  • Buying Hearing Aids Online

    I have recently read an interesting study from the USA which looked at the sale of hearing aids and personal hearing amplifiers (which are hearing aids but for the name and called such to avoid falling foul of FDA regulations governing the sale of hearing aids in the US). In...
  • Information Technology and Hearing Aids

    Over the weekend we have had some problems with the website and its performance – the primary cause of this is being hotly debated by our IT team as I write this; needless to say, it is complicated. We know this problem was only present from Monday afternoon but this...
  • Hearing Aid Manufacturers - Overview and History

    A quick overview of the world’s major manufacturers of hearing aids.  Organisations listed in alphabetical order: GN ReSound GN Resound Dot 10 A Danish company based in Ballerup.  Founded in 1943 by Gerd Rosenstand as Danavox which was acquired in 1977 by GN Store Nord.  Store Nord later acquired US...
  • The World Of Hearing Aid Manufacture

    We are often asked who manufactures our hearing aids and on the face of it this seems to be a perfectly reasonable question. If you are a careful buyer of any product or service you may well wish to know who the ultimate supplier is. On a personal level, recalling...
  • New Hearing Aids When To Replace An Old One?

    Over 1.4 million people in the UK alone wear hearing aids on a daily basis (source RNID 2005 survey). For hearing aid wearers, the device offers a means to manage their hearing loss and improve their quality of life in an instant, so naturally they come to depend on its...

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