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9
Oct
2020

Treat your hearing loss to stay mentally healthy

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October 10 is World Mental Health Day. It’s a day for global mental health education and awareness. We know that one in five Australians are impacted by mental illness – among these people are our family, friends and colleagues. Sadly, many of those affected by poor mental health report a lack of understanding and stigma…

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16
Sep
2020

Livio Edge AI: Advanced hearing technology in today’s age

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Livio Edge AI from Starkey are versatile hearing aids that deliver exceptional sound quality that can make it easier to hear people who are wearing face masks or distancing 1.5 metres away. And — with the introduction of the world’s first and only 2.4 GHz custom rechargeable hearing aids — they have solved the problem of having hearing…

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14
Aug
2020

What other medical conditions are associated with hearing loss?

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Hearing loss is a co-morbity (a co-occurrence of one or more disorders). The six major other medical conditions associated with hearing loss are social isolation and loneliness, depression, balance problems and falls, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and dementia. Additionally, beyond the conditions noted above, there are other comorbidities linked to hearing loss, including but not limited…

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22
Jul
2020

Hearing loss tips: Communicating with people wearing a mask

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COVID-19 has changed many elements of our daily lives. As lock-down restrictions change across the country, new norms are being introduced. These are intended to help stem the spread of the virus and keep us safe. Two measures most of us are familiar with are social distancing and wearing a face mask. This makes it…

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16
Jul
2020

Top ten things you can do with your smartphone-connected hearing aids

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Today’s hearing aids are more sophisticated than ever! One of the greatest advances in hearing aid technology is the ability to pair them to a variety of smartphones, including Apple iPhones and several Android handsets. The connection between smartphones and hearing aids brings a long list of incredible benefits. Here is ihear’s top 10 list…

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1
Jul
2020

Be one of the first in Australia to experience the latest revolutionary advance in hearing technology

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With Livio Edge AI, the power of artificial intelligence is at your fingertips, giving you the next-generation sound performance in the most challenging listening environments. Choose from a standard rechargeable style — or the world’s first custom rechargeable hearing aid — and give yourself the edge you deserve! Call us now on 1300 855 271…

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15
Apr
2020

ihear offering Free Hearing Services

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To help service our patients and patients of other hearing care providers who may be closed during the Covid-19 pandemic, we are offering free hearing services Australia-wide. Free hearing checks. Our clinics are open, clean and safe environments. Please call in advance to make an appointment as we have social distancing measures inside our clinics….

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7
Apr
2020

ihear Australia – patient announcement

Our patients are our number one priority and we provide the best in hearing care. As such we have adapted our services at this time to make it safer and easier for you to access essential hearing services. All our clinics are open. Please call in advance to make an appointment as we have social…

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27
Mar
2020

ihear Australia: COVID-19 update

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Hearing healthcare has been classified an essential service by the Commonwealth Government. All ihear Australia clinics are clean, safe and open to serve our patients and the community. Please call on 1300 015 227 or contact us if you have any questions on how we are operating in the current environment.

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17
Mar
2020

Update news: COVID-19 and ihear

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Our priority, as always, is the safety and care of our clients and staff. At this moment in time, all our clinics are open and we have taken extra measures to sanitise and increase hygiene procedures to create a safe environment. We are here to support you so if you have any concerns, please contact…

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9
Jan
2020

Australian Bushfire Donations

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Our thoughts are with all those affected by the bushfires, our support workers and the loss of lives, homes and wildlife. The scale and damage of these fires are beyond anything that we have seen or experienced.We are a company built on people helping people and want to do our part in helping those communities…

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7
Jan
2020

Three Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Hearing Care Follow-Up Appointments

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Like your car, teeth, and even your financial portfolio, your hearing aids and hearing health can benefit from routine care and maintenance. After a hearing aid fitting, your hearing healthcare professional will likely recommend follow-up appointments. These routine visits offer great opportunities to ask your hearing professional questions, have maintenance performed on your hearing aids,…

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18
Dec
2019

Our top four hearing tips for the party season

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At this time of year, most of us are gearing up to enjoy festive season catchups with workmates, friends and family. But if the thought of all those social occasions makes you cringe just a little, you’re not alone. For many Australians with hearing loss, the confounding noise of parties and gatherings can be a…

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11
Dec
2019

How long should my hearing aid last?

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If you’re reading this because you’ve made a hearing aid purchase, congratulations on making such a sound investment in your health! Now, there are a few things you’ll need to do to make sure your hearing aids will go the distance, and that you’ll get the maximum lifespan out of them. Generally, you can expect…

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6
Dec
2019

Starkey Foundation Mission Philippines 2019

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Theresa from our ihear Caringbah clinic got the opportunity to travel to the Philippines to join the Starkey Foundation and provide much-needed hearing care to those in need. Over 500 patients, some travelling long distances to be seen and fitted with hearing aids.  At first, I thought, “How are we going to fit, let alone…

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5
Dec
2019

Christmas Closures

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Some clinic closures may vary, please contact your local ihear clinic for details.

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4
Dec
2019

The three different types of hearing loss

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Did you know that one in six Australians have some form of hearing loss? Economists predict that this will rise to one in four by 2050. While this increase is largely linked to an ageing population, not all hearing loss is caused by age. Hearing loss affects Australians of all ages and stages and can be acquired…

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27
Nov
2019

12 Reasons To Schedule A Free Hearing Check

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Hearing loss happens, with 1 in 6 Australians is affected by hearing loss. Making it the 3rd most common condition affecting older Australians. Fortunately, hearing loss is very treatable and more successful when started early. If you suspect you have hearing loss, why not find out for sure? Hearing tests are painless. They are quick…

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19
Nov
2019

What do you hear?

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Some of our best moments as ihear clinicians come from the follow-up appointments, when we meet again with patients who’ve been recently fitted with hearing aids. More often than not they want to relate their tales of the sounds they can hear now, that they hadn’t even realised how much they were missing… …or not missing, in…

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12
Nov
2019

Why bring a plus one to your hearing appointment

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The journey back to your best hearing health isn’t one you should have to take alone. In fact, bringing a family member or friend along to your audiology appointment can be a beneficial and positive experience.  During your first appointment and interaction with a hearing specialist, there’ll be lots of room for discussion. It can…

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5
Nov
2019

Warning signs of hearing loss

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Hearing loss is commonly referred to as an invisible health condition and early signs of hearing loss are often overlooked. Unlike other medical conditions, you can’t physically see the signs of hearing loss. Because the changes often occur gradually, it is quite common for individuals with hearing loss to find ways to cope and grow…

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29
Oct
2019

We know you are busy but mark this appointment in your calendar

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As Australians grow both more concerned and better educated about their health and well-being, many already see the importance of regular health checks. You might have an annual GP visit on your list, six-monthly dental checks and cleanings, and maybe others on top of that too! We keep ourselves healthy through eating right and staying…

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22
Oct
2019

Do’s and don’ts of travelling with hearing aids

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Our hearing aids become an extension of ourselves. As we travel for fun and work, here are some things to remember to make sure we always get the best use from our hearing aids. Do’s Do have extra batteries with you always. Do bring a dry aid kit particularly if you are travelling near water…

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15
Oct
2019

Four tips for communicating with someone who has hearing loss

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We all mishear things from time to time, even those of us with perfect natural hearing. In someone with hearing loss, hearing aids can do an amazing job at correcting it, but the loss itself is not reversible. This means that the hearing aids have to work together with the auditory system’s remaining hair cells…

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8
Oct
2019

Retraining your brain takes time and patience with new hearing aids

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If you’ve just resolved to improving your hearing health by investing in hearing aids – well done! Life is only going to get more fulfilling from here. Hearing aids are complex and amazing little pieces of technology. However, there are a number of ways you can help your hearing aids work harder for you. After all, teamwork…

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