Have Motorbikes Affected Your Hearing?

Motorbikes… Dreams of the open road with long weekend rides and carefree days. Or maybe motorbikes have been your cheap, quick and versatile commute to and from work. Regardless of how or why you use your motorbike, there is one thing you need to know about your ride – it’s probably damaging your hearing, if…

What Are The Top Causes of Hearing Aid Damage?

Keeping your hearing aids working well is a top priority when you’re dependent on them to communicate with loved ones, participate in activities you enjoy and generally assist you in your daily routine. Although hearing aids are designed to be quite durable, they’re still electronics instruments that can be damaged by things like dirt, moisture,…

Celebrities Suffering From Hearing Loss

Hearing loss affects over 360 million people worldwide, and left untreated it can be an incredibly isolating experience. Fear not, you’re not alone, even the rich and famous live with hearing loss. Read on for a list of celebrities who live with or have experienced hearing loss. Rob Lowe Actor Rob Lowe has been completely…

Sounds That Have Become Extinct

Do you remember the Pacman theme tune? Or the SHHHHHCRRRRRGHHHH! of a dial-up modem? These sounds of the past have now become extinct. Did you know there’s an online museum devoted to the preservation of these nostalgic sounds? It’s fascinating to look at the evolution of some sounds, from the start of their lives to…

Animals With The Best Hearing: Top 10

Our ability to hear is something we use every day. We use it to evade danger, talk to loved ones, and ask our new puppy if they chewed our work shoes. The average hearing range for a human is between 20Hz to 20 kHz and uses three muscles to aid the hearing process, but where…

Is 50 Too Young to Get My Hearing Checked?

It’s true that your risk of experiencing hearing loss increases as you get older. In fact, approximately 1 in 3 people over the age of 50 suffer from hearing loss and that number rises to 1 in 2 after the age of 60. But if you’re reading this thinking, ‘I’m too young to worry about…

Can You Wear Hearing Aids With Glasses?

Modern technology has made it possible to easily, and stylishly, wear both your glasses and hearing aids at the same time! Manufacturers are always designing hearing aids with enhanced technology and more discreet and sleek designers to better suit your everyday needs. In the past most hearing devices that sat behind the ear were large…

3 Easy Ways To Care For Your Hearing Aids

Your hearing aids are vital to your daily hearing. They allow you to hear the world around you, which helps you lead a healthy and happy life. Because they’re so crucial for your day to day life, it’s important to know how you can clean and care for your hearing aids so they continue to…

8 Hearing Aid Tips for Hospital Stays

Checking into the hospital can be a stressful, and your hearing aids shouldn’t add to that stress. We’ve listed our top 8 tips below to help you protect your hearing aids and keep you hearing your best during a hospital stay. Use A Hearing Aid Case: Your hearing aid case will be your best defence…

Hearing Your Best On The Go

Going on a holiday or planning a big day out with the family? Regardless of your plans, you depend on your hearing aids to keep you connected with your friends and family. We’ve compiled four of our favourite ways to maximise your hearing while you’re on the go! Protect Your Hearing Aids If you’re out…

Why Review Appointments are so Important

At Hearing Sense we are all about finding the best hearing solution for you, which is why we offer a 30 day trial on all hearing aids. During this trial, we will generally see you for two review appointments. The journey to better hearing is just that, a journey! Which is why your first and…

New Hearing Aid Features

Hearing aid technology has come a long way in the last several years. No longer are they large and bulky devices that make unpleasant noises whenever you go near them. Now most hearing aids are incredibly small and discreet, and are able to be fine-tuned to your hearing needs better than ever before. But did…

The Barn Owls Hearing

When you look at the big eyes and fluffy feathers of a barn owl, it can be hard to believe that this bird is an incredibly accomplished hunter. But thanks in part to its phenomenal hearing that’s exactly what it is. A barn owl’s hearing allows it to catch a tasty treat even on the…

We’re All Ears for Men’s Health Week

It’s Men’s Health Awareness Week this week and there’s no better time to talk about hearing loss and how we can help you or someone you know! Workers in construction, mining, defence and manufacturing are the most susceptible to hearing loss and with 1 in 6 Australian’s experiencing hearing loss, it comes as no surprise…

Cotton Swabs – Helpful or Harmful?

Cotton Swabs – Helpful or Harmful? Cotton swabs are a staple of many of our bathroom cabinets. They can be useful for applying or removing make up, first aid, cleaning, and even arts and crafts! Despite the variety of uses for cotton swabs, however, their most common use remains the same – cleaning your ears.…

Flex upgrades to hearing aids

Choosing a hearing aid can be daunting, there are many options and technology levels, of course at Hearing Sense, we are here to support you every step of the way throughout your journey. Unitron, one of the many manufacturers we fit, have a particularly unique technology which allows you to upgrade your hearing aid technology,…

Medications Known to Cause Hearing Loss

The ear is one of those parts of your body that has structures so tiny that they can be quite sensitive when it comes to changes in your overall health. People with high blood pressure and smokers have a higher risk of progressive hearing loss. Tinnitus or ringing in the ears can sometimes stem from…