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What Is That Ringing Sound In My Ears?

November 23, 2017

Tinnitus – What Is That Ringing Sound In My Ears? Tinnitus is one Australia’s more unheard of hearing issues, however it is far more prevalent than our health industry gives it credit for. Up to one in five Australians may experience Tinnitus, and it is a solid indication that a hearing assessment is required. Tinnitus […]

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Are Hearing Loss And Brain Function Related?

November 23, 2017

Get A Hearing Test To Help You Use It (And Not Lose It)! Thinking about hearing loss conjures up images of people leaning forward and turning their heads to the side, perhaps squinting a bit as they concentrate on where the sound there are trying to listen to is coming from. What’s difficult to see, […]

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ACCC Report Into Hearing Aid Industry

November 23, 2017

On Friday 3rd March 2017, to coincide with World Hearing Day, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) released their long awaiting report into the Hearing Aid Industry. Focus Hearing fully supports this investigation and its findings. A copy of the report can be found here: ACCC REPORT     The key points to come […]

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How To Tell Someone They Need A Hearing Aid

November 23, 2017

How To Negotiate A Difficult Conversation About Hearing Aids   There are some things in life that are difficult to hear. As we go through life, these things change. As children, we don’t like being told that it’s bedtime, or that there’s no more cake. As teenagers we don’t like hearing anything that resembles good advice. […]