Your Hearing – A Very Valuable Commodity It is essential for everyone to take care of their ears and hearing as damage to the auditory system could be irreparable. However, if you have hearing loss it is especially important to preserve and protect your remaining hearing as communicating freely with others [...]
Losing the privilege to hear normally in one or both ears is more than an unexpected disappointment. It is a bewildering, life-changing event that strikes fear in your heart, as Jay Myers recounts. It could have been the frequent, bone-rattling and often aggressive cough that triggered the outcome. The Consultant ENT Surgeon said [...]
What is Glue Ear? Glue ear (medical term otitis media) occurs in the middle ear and can be common in children due to the physical contracts of their Eustachian tubes becoming easily blocked and less able to drain. This changes as they grow, the Eustachian tube (Ear's connection to the throat) becomes [...]
Bone conduction headphones involve old technology, but with a modern twist. For years bone conduction has been used to help people with hearing loss, primarily through bone anchored hearing aids. But now the hearing world is catching on, and bone conduction headphones are becoming a popular choice for people with normal [...]
The Happy Hearing Van - Monthly Drop In We recognise it is important, wherever possible, to break down the barriers that prevent people from finding information about their hearing. As a result we are delighted to work in partnership with the lovely people at Wyevale World's End Garden Centre, Wendover. On the last Friday of [...]
As Seen in Aylesbury.... To celebrate the launch of our new updated website we jumped at the opportunity to take this prominent billboard in the centre of Aylesbury. We thought we would celebrate 29 years - as we couldn't wait for 30!
Managing Change by Karen Williams (Audiologist at Aston Hearing) Two of my clients have generously shared their personal stories - told in their own words - both embody the Albert Einstein quote. With hearing loss it is all about managing change and finding a new kind of norm. This may sound dramatic but [...]
Helen Keller, Deaf-Blind Activist (1880-1968) Born in Alabama with normal sight and hearing Helen is believed to have contracted a mystery illness at 19 months which rendered her permanently deaf and blind. It is thought today that it was likely to be meningitis or scarlet fever.
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 [...]
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 [...]