The Beep Test
When you think of a hearing test you most likely think of the ‘beep test’; listening carefully through a pair of headphones for different notes to be played at different volumes. In this blog, I’ll explain what happens during this part of the hearing test, and why we do it.
At a Glance
Beep noises are played through earphones, and through... Read More
Otoscopy and Tympanometry
Our series of blogs continues with part three: objectively testing the health of the entire hearing system. We start with Otoscopy and Tympanometry and move onto the ‘beep test’. Below I’ll explain each of these in simple terms, so you understand why they are performed. This will give you some things to look out for when you are having... Read More
Hearing Test Consultations
In this, the second in my series on what you should expect from a hearing check, I explain the first and arguably one of the most important stages in assessing your hearing rehabilitation needs; the consultation.
At a Glance
Be prepared to answer a range of questions.Think carefully about your hearing concerns and where you experience the greatest challenges.Know... Read More
Hearing Test Preparation
Every person has the right to hear well and remain connected with the people around them. Undiagnosed and untreated hearing loss slowly loosens social bonds, reduces quality of life and cognitive health. So, congratulations on being proactive about your hearing health! Whether you are feeling a little nervous about an upcoming appointment or doing early research, either... Read More
WE LISTEN SO YOU CAN HEAR
As proud supporters of RDCOTA and sponsors of their 2019 Seniors Walk, A Better Ear took care of refreshments on the first water stall. If you were there you may have received a copy of our hearing health crossword. Its pretty tough so we thought you might appreciate the answers! If you haven't... Read More
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Why use suction to remove ear wax?
Microsuction, or ear suction, is a form of ear wax removal which is safer and more comfortable than flushing, syringing or scraping. A thin sterile tube attached to a specially calibrated suction wand to remove... Read More
A Better Ear, Grand Opening Event
Saturday the 31st of August. 10am to 2pm.
Corner of Queen street and Waterloo street, Cleveland (entry via Queen street).
A Better Ear Cleveland’s family-owned independent hearing
clinic is hosting a Grand Opening Event on Saturday the 31st of
August between 10am and 2pm.
Trading since February, we invite the public to drop in and
see how we are... Read More
I realised, when working for one of the major hearing firms, that if I wanted to put patients first, I would need to start my own independent clinic.
I still remember the day it
dawned on me. A patient had just handed me an advertisement the firm I worked
for had published to appeal to pensioners. The patient was excited because the
offer... Read More