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Latest hearing aid, hearing loss and latest audiology news. Featuring articles written by our very own audiology experts.

What are open fit hearing aids?
Posted by on 15th May 2024
Hearing Aid Advice, Latest News, Articles

Open fit hearing aids are simply the smaller or 'mini' Behind-the-Ear (BTE) and Receiver-in-the-Ear (RIC) hearing aid styles that that are fitted with an open-style dome. Although popular they are not the right for everyone and it's important to know if they are right for you. In this article, we briefly go through the pros and cons of this type of hearing aid, the sound experienced, as well as comparing an open fit to a closed one.

Ear Infections and Hearing Aids
Posted by on 10th May 2024
Hearing Loss Awareness, Latest News, Articles

For individuals with hearing aids, the risk of developing ear infections may increase due to factors such as moisture build-up and improper cleaning techniques. This article aims to give all the information you need about ear infections, their connection to hearing aids, symptoms, causes, prevention strategies, and how to manage them effectively.

Deaf Awareness Week 2024
Posted by on 6th May 2024
Hearing Loss Awareness, Latest News, Articles, Audiology Interviews

In light of Deaf Awareness Week 2024 - We look back at our interview with Molly O'Brien from the Deaf-Initely Women Charity. What drives her and her colleagues to support and inspire women...

Earth Day 2024
Posted by on 22nd April 2024
Hearing Aid Technology, Latest News, Articles

Perhaps you have an old pair of hearing aids you don’t know what to do with or maybe you have been diagnosed with hearing loss and are wondering about the environmental impact of your new hearing aids.

How to live sustainably has increasingly become a priority for many of our customers so we’re answering our hearing aid users’ questions on ways to go greener, and do your bit for charity, this Earth Day 2024.

Interviewing Lesley Weatherson, Director of Lipspeaker UK, for Sign Language Week 2024
Posted by on 18th March 2024
Audiology Interviews, Latest News, Articles, Hearing Loss Awareness

Hearing Aid UK speaks to Lesley Weatherson - founder and Director of Lipspeaker UK - about what started her company's journey, her dedication to evolving with the times and needs of the deaf community, and her own inspirations for Sign Language Week 2024.

Why Do My Ears Keep Ringing?
Posted by on 12th March 2024
Hearing Loss Awareness, Latest News, Articles

In this article, we unravel the mystery: Why do my ears keep ringing? Looking at the causes and treatments of ringing in the ears, also known as Tinnitus, and what to do about it.

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