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Cochlear implants with Professor Richard Ramsden MBE

"I am an ENT Surgeon and was Professor of ENT in Manchester for 20 years. I gave up the N and the T and specialised in Otology and Neuro-otology. Over the years I removed around 1200 acoustic neuromas.  In the 1980s interest began to grow in the possibility of restoring the hearing of profoundly deaf [...]

By |2021-06-06T22:28:56+01:00June 6th, 2021|Categories: Aston Hearing|0 Comments

My life with profound hearing loss by Ruby Sharp

Long time client, Ruby Sharp, has lived with a profound hearing loss her entire life and continues to embrace challenges that come her way. She has had a varied career in nursing and teaching and currently  teaches ceramics and art to students from her own pivate studio. This is her story.  “I was born very prematurely at 28 weeks gestation and spent 6 weeks in an incubator, requiring resuscitation twice [...]

By |2021-06-07T10:09:22+01:00June 6th, 2021|Categories: Aston Hearing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Classic Cars, My Audiologist and Me by Des Gilmore

Hearing loss is often a gradual process that creeps up on you as the years go by but for some people it can happen very suddenly and without warning. Let us introduce you to Des Gilmore who experienced hearing loss and how it affected his life and passion for travelling  with classic cars. [...]

Down’s Syndrome and Hearing Loss

by Carole Arnold Mum to 2 hearing aid wearing children both of whom also have Down's Syndrome I remember so clearly that moment in hospital, New Years Eve 2004, when a paediatrician told me that my baby had Downs syndrome. He told me about so many things that he [...]

By |2021-04-17T15:05:49+01:00March 21st, 2021|Categories: Aston Hearing|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Speen Helping Hospices

Who are they and what do they do? Speen Helping Hospices (SHH) is a small voluntary group run by a team of committed women from Speen and North Dean to fundraise for four local hospices: Helen House for Children, Rennie Groves Hospice Care, South Bucks Hospice at Home and Florence Nightingale in [...]

By |2021-04-17T15:29:37+01:00March 1st, 2021|Categories: Aston Hearing|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Down’s syndrome and hearing loss

Some degree of hearing loss is quite common in children with Down’s Syndrome and it is important to find out if your child has a hearing loss as early as possible so that social and language development are not affected. Throughout childhood their hearing should be tested regularly. The first step is to make an appointment [...]

Re-launch your hearing on Zoom

Being in lockdown means that we are back to mainly communicating remotely; whether it's a text message, WhatsApp, phone call, video call or email it can make life harder, again, for those with hearing loss. The hardest virtual communication method is often group video calls, especially with non-family members and is often used in [...]

By |2021-04-17T12:47:43+01:00January 12th, 2021|Categories: Aston Hearing|0 Comments

Merry Christmas from Aston Hearing!

At the end of what has been a challenging year, many of us were looking forward to a few days of social interaction, comfort from family members and a touch of normality. So yesterday after learning of our new tier and some of the toughest Christmas restrictions imaginable we were feeling a little [...]

By |2021-04-17T12:54:59+01:00December 20th, 2020|Categories: Aston Hearing|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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