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Surf’s Up – but Wrap Up those Ears – Dude!

As well as all the obvious risks with watersports, there is a risk of deafness for all surfers, by a relatively unknown condition caused by the cold sea. It’s called Exostosis, otherwise known as’ Surfer’s Ear’. With more and more people taking up water sports, we are seeing all ages either suffering from the condition [...]

Living with Deafness | Day 2: Cooking

Deaf Awareness WeekWelcome to Deaf Awareness Week UK (6-12th May) and allow me to take you on a journey through my experiences of living with deafness. I am totally deaf on one side and have some hearing in the other ear, boosted by modern hearing technology. I have been a hearing aid wearer [...]

Living with deafness | Day 1: Shopping

Deaf Awareness WeekWelcome to Deaf Awareness Week UK (6-12th May) and allow me to take you on a journey through my experiences of living with deafness. I am totally deaf on one side and have some hearing in the other ear, boosted by modern hearing technology. I have been a hearing aid wearer [...]

Deaf Awareness Week

This week is Deaf Awareness Week, so we will be posting a series of articles that cover what it is like living with deafness'. Please share and comment on the articles if you find them interesting. Living with deafness Welcome to Deaf Awareness Week UK (6-12th May) and allow me to take you on a [...]

HEALTH & WELLBEING – PROTECTING YOUR HEARING

HEALTH & WELLBEING – PROTECTING YOUR HEARING Answers by Duncan Collet-Fenson – Managing Director of Aston Hearing Approximately 11 million people in the UK are currently suffering from hearing loss which equates to roughly 1 in 6 of the UK’s population. To celebrate World Hearing day 3rd March and World Hearing Week [...]

The Gift of Hearing

It is hard to comprehend how life would feel if you couldn’t hear the world around you. It is like being a casual observer of the world without the ability to participate fully. Imagine then the joy at being given the gift of hearing for Christmas. It is what happened when one [...]

Driving with a hearing loss

It is a common misconception that you cannot drive if you have a hearing loss. It is in fact perfectly legal for you to drive a car or motorcycle and research has shown that drivers with a hearing loss are no more likely to cause an accident than those with good hearing. In [...]

Your Hearing – A Very Valuable Commodity

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 [...]