Monthly Archives: March 2018

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Spotlight on Cholesteatoma

SPOTLIGHT ON CHOLESTEATOMA Cholesteatoma Cholesteatoma is a condition that is very difficult to spot. It is often symptomless until it becomes more significant in size. If unchecked it can cause serious hearing and health problems. When we see the condition in our practice, it results in an immediate ENT [...]

Clinical Ear Care

CLINICAL EAR CARE Why Should We Take The Removal of Wax Seriously? Aston Hearing has provided a Clinical Ear Care service for over 6 years and in that time the number of serious conditions that have been picked up at an early stage has been considerable. Clinical Ear Care is not [...]

2 weeks that changed my outlook on life forever

SUDDEN SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS (SSHL) 2 WEEKS THAT CHANGED MY OUTLOOK ON LIFE FOREVER Nikki teaches cookery classes and now also works for Aston Hearing. Nikki experienced Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL) for a second time in May this year - this is her story Day [...]

Michelle’s Story – Emergency Protocol in Action

SUDDEN SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS (SSHL) MICHELLE’S STORY EMERGENCY PROTOCOL IN ACTION It was Saturday morning and we received a call from Michelle - she had woken up and was immediately aware that she wasn’t hearing well. She assumed it was wax and had seen our [...]

Elaine’s Story – Not Recognised as SSHL – Permanent Hearing Loss

SUDDEN SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS (SSHL) ELAINE’S STORY NOT RECOGNISED AS SSHL - PERMANENT HEARING LOSS It started as a typical day. My daughter woke me up and cuddled into bed beside me for that extra special 10 minutes sleep before the alarm went off. At that [...]

Susan’s Story – Quick Action, Great Result

SUDDEN SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS (SSHL) SUSAN’S STORY QUICK ACTION - GREAT RESULT At 5.30am as I sat drinking a cup of tea and listening to the news; I felt fine. An hour later, as I set off on my cross-country journey to work in Amersham, [...]