How Do Hearing Aids Work?

How do hearing aids work

Understanding Hearing Aid Functionality The impact of hearing loss primarily affects communication. This often leads to the deterioration of relationships, social engagement, and community ties as conversations become more challenging. Individuals seeking help for hearing loss typically aim to improve their speech comprehension. Although this may seem straightforward, the process of enhancing speech with hearing […]

Our $9,000 hearing aid giveaway winner!

Hearing aid giveaway winner

In October 2021 this year we sought nominations from the community to find someone in need, who would benefit from a complete hearing care package. In December we fit those hearing aids; a pair of Unitron Moxi Blu 9 RT’s.  Since her fitting appointment, Jarmila has found renewed confidence when engaging with her family and […]

Why a Beep Test Isn’t the Full Picture

Beep test

If you have ever received a hearing test in a shopping center then you are probably familiar with the beep test. A relatively quick check, a beep test involves listening to a series of pure tones (or beeps) through a pair of headphones and pressing a button when you hear a beep. The staff member […]

The Price Of Hearing Aids Explained

When looking into hearing aids, the cost of the technology can seem confronting for many people. While some styles and models are affordable, the prices of low end and high-end devices vary widely, creating confusion about the real value of the devices. Additionally, marketing language can sometimes make it difficult to compare the features of […]

How To Get Your Partner To Have A Hearing Test

young woman in Brisbane suffering headaches from tinnitus

Communication is the key to successful relationships. That’s how the saying goes.  Growing and learning together with your partner is one of life’s greatest rewards, however, the reality is some things are out of our control. Hearing loss is a fact of life for many. Especially in relationships, it can lead to a breakdown of […]

How To Advise My Parents They Could Benefit From Hearing Aids

Audiologist fitting a hearing aid | A Better Ear

If you’ve struggled with one or both of your parents having issues hearing but not accepting the fact, know you’re not alone. It is very common for people with hearing impairments to have difficulty recognising and accepting that they have hearing loss and to seek assistance for it. If you’ve noticed your parents showing signs […]

Is An Invisible Hearing Aid Right For Me?

Woman with an invisible hearing aid | A Better Ear

The interest in invisible hearing aid may be traced to the stigma that some feel around wearing hearing aids. Many hesitate to wear hearing aids, viewing them as signs of aging or disability, or disliking their appearance. However, technological advancements have made hearing aids smaller and nearly invisible. Traditional hearing aids, known as behind-the-ear (BTE) […]

Top Signs And Symptoms Of Hearing Loss

Symptoms of Hearing Loss

One in six Australians is known to have hearing loss. You can have trouble with your hearing at any age, but help is available and there are ways to stop hearing loss from getting worse.  Hearing loss can be caused by a range of factors. Some temporary, some permanent. But almost all are treatable. It […]

Blocked Ears: Causes, Issues & Treatments

Woman getting her ear examined | A Better Ear

If you are experiencing pain in the ear, have noticed sudden hearing loss on one or both sides, or have a fever with any of the symptoms listed, seek professional medical attention immediately. Have you ever experienced the feeling of a blocked ear or ears? Perhaps you’ve been sitting in an aeroplane after lift-off and […]

11 Questions to Ask Your Hearing Clinic

Penelope Woods & Damien Woods | A Better Ear

If you’ve decided to get your hearing tested, the next question is where to go. Compared to a few years ago, there are now many different clinics available to choose from. Whichever hearing care provider you pick, you’ll be trusting them to objectively assess and advise based on your needs, not theirs. So how do […]

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