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Importance of Annual Hearing Tests for Hearing Aid Wearers”

Annual hearing tests are vital for those who wear hearing aids, providing crucial insights into changes in hearing ability and aiding adjustments to optimize auditory function. Several reasons are: By monitoring changes in hearing health, adjusting hearing aid settings, and providing valuable education, these tests contribute significantly to maintaining optimal auditory function and overall quality […]

Understanding the Importance of Hearing Screen Tests

In our fast-paced world, where our senses are constantly bombarded with information, it’s easy to take our ability to hear for granted. Yet, hearing loss is a prevalent issue that affects millions of people worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 466 million people suffer from disabling hearing loss, and this number is […]

Exploring the Various Types of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a common and often misunderstood condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It can have a significant impact on a person’s quality of life, affecting their ability to communicate, engage socially, and enjoy everyday activities. Understanding the different types of hearing loss is essential for both individuals experiencing it and those providing […]

The Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss

The Impact Of Untreated Hearing Loss, How Early Detection Can Mean Effective Solutions. Many people with hearing loss are aware of their condition yet often find it difficult to go for treatment. It’s estimated that, on average, a person could wait up to 7 years to seek treatment. There are varying reasons for this; many […]

How Often Should You Get Your Hearing Checked?

Hearing loss has no age limit. Even if you weren’t born with it, you could develop degrees of hearing loss throughout any stage of your life. It is estimated that 1.1 billion people between the age of 18 – 35 are at risk of developing hearing loss due to noise exposure. Over 5 % of […]

How Hearing Loss can affect Two Ears Differently

How Hearing Loss can Affect Two Ears Differently When hearing loss begins to set in, most people will experience at the same rate in both ears. This is because presbycusis, normal age-related loss of hearing, usually affects both ears in the same way. If your difficulty hearing is more severe in one ear than the […]

Our Free Screen Test

Our Free Screen Test At Hearing Aid Labs we offer free screen tests at all of our branches, and encourage everyone to book a test in order to determine whether or not they are suffering from hearing loss before they’re caught in the dark. While most types of hearing loss cannot be reversed entirely, if […]

Do you struggle to hear in crowded rooms?

Do you struggle to hear in crowded rooms? You may be suffering from high-frequency hearing loss A frequent question from patients pertains to the ability to hear in crowded rooms. Person-to-person conversations and even small group conversations don’t cause them any trouble. But when they find themselves in a large crowd, they often find it […]

Why You Need to Take an Auditory Hearing Test

If you’re having trouble listening to what others are saying, the chances are that you have a hearing loss. While it can hamper your everyday life, loss of hearing can be easily managed using one of the models of hearing aids for sale in South Africa. Even before you buy these nifty listening gadgets, you […]

Did You Know These Surprising Facts About Hearing Loss And Hearing Aid Devices?

Learning you have a hearing loss problem is surprising to most people. However, there are several other startling facts you didn’t know about hearing loss and hearing aid devices. #1. Hollowed-Out Horns were once used as Hearing Aids In the bye-gone era, long before the geniuses came up with the nifty hearing aid devices you […]