1300 761 667

News

Hearing Aid Technology: Bluetooth & Beyond

Hearing Aid Technology: Bluetooth & Beyond Gone are the days of bulky, uncomfortable hearing aids that are only capable of amplifying surrounding noise. Modern technology and advances in design and function mean that hearing aids have vastly improved from past models. Electronics are now miniaturized to the point where designers can focus more on aesthetics […]

Read More

Why Buy 2 Hearing Aids? Because 2 Ears Are Better Than 1

Why Buy Two Hearing Aids? Because 2 Ears Are Always Better Than 1 The world is meant to be heard in ‘surround sound’. Our ears were engineered to work together (binaurally) to process sounds, and our brain’s two halves require input from both ears to create auditory intelligence. Each ear is responsible for sending unique […]

Read More

Open Your Ears! Your Guide To Healthy Hearing

Open Your Ears! Your Guide To Healthy Hearing Hearing Awareness Week is upon us, and what better time to gain a better understanding of how our hearing works, how to tell and what to do when things go wrong, and how to live a full and happy life with hearing loss, including advice on choosing […]

Read More

Hearing Loss in Children

Hearing loss in children Hearing loss can have a lifelong impact on children. It can affect their speech, language and learning, their social, physical and emotional development, and their long-term education and employment opportunities. Colds, infections, allergies and flu can temporarily affect your child’s hearing, however some children have or develop permanent hearing loss. In […]

Read More

IN THE NEWS: JUNE 29TH 2017 DOCKLANDS NEWS

In a recent article in the Docklands News, Dr Moh Dadafarin examines the many hearing loss treatment options available at Ear & Hearing Australia audiology clinics across Melbourne. Dr Moh Dadafarin as featured in CBD News Article Excerpt: … Relatively new to the CBD, Ear and Hearing Australia is well established in Melbourne, with five […]

Read More

IN THE NEWS: June 29th, 2017 The Age Editorial

Our Principal Audiologist, Dr Moh Dadafarin, discusses how hearing aids can help people reconnect with the world in a recent article in The Age newspaper. Dr Moh Dadafarin as featured in The Age Article Excerpt: … One in six Australians suffers from hearing loss. However, it’s likely just one in four who could benefit from […]

Read More

IN THE NEWS: June 22nd, 2017 The Age Editorial

In a recent article in The Age, Dr Moh Dadafarin talks about how untreated hearing loss can have far-reaching consequences, and how a visit to your audiologist can help. Dr Moh Dadafarin as featured in The Age Article Excerpt: … Moh Dadfarin is a Doctor of Audiology with more than 30 years’ experience as a […]

Read More

Getting Used To Hearing Aids: 10 Tips

Getting used to hearing aids: 10 Tips If you have recently decided to get hearing aids, then congratulations on taking the first step towards recovering some of the familiar sounds you have been missing! Wearing hearing aids for the first time can take a bit of adjustment. Read on to see our top 10 tips to […]

Read More

Tinnitus: Tips & Strategies To Help You Cope

Tinnitus: Tips To Help You Cope The majority of us have experienced tinnitus in our lives and not even realised it. That persistent and annoying ringing, hissing, roaring, or whistling sound that lingers in your ears for hours or even days after you’ve been to a music concert, or spent too long listening to loud […]

Read More

Untreated Hearing Loss – what are the consequences?

Untreated hearing loss: what are the consequences? Our sense of hearing is something we often take for granted. Unfortunately, hearing loss is more common than many people realise, affecting 1 in 6 Australians and expected to affect as many as 1 in 4 by the year 2050. And it is not just an ailment of […]

Read More

Music, Personal Media Players and Hearing Loss

school-child-headphones-hearing-loss
Music, Personal Media Players and Hearing Loss In our increasingly busy and often noisy lives, plugging into our portable devices and cranking up the volume to drown out the hustle and bustle can feel like a great way to escape into our private little worlds. We see this phenomenon everywhere, from children playing games or […]

Read More

Industrial Deafness: Is your job making you deaf?

Industrial Deafness: Is your job making you deaf?   An estimated 1 million Australian employees (almost 12% of the workforce) may be exposed to dangerous levels of noise at work, which over time can lead to hearing loss and impairment. Occupational noise is also associated with tinnitus, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, depression, fatigue, decreased production output […]

Read More

Hearing loss: What you and your family can do

Hearing loss: What you and your family can do Connection to and communication with other people is vital for our mental, physical, and emotional well-being. Failure to communicate effectively can create relationship stress we just don’t need or want in our lives. So it’s important to make clear communication a priority, especially at home. Add […]

Read More

Are your child’s toys causing them hearing loss or damage?

noisy toys and hearing loss
Are your child’s toys causing them hearing loss or damage? In today’s world of constant over-stimulation, children’s toys have evolved from rocking horses and pull toys, to advanced technological gadgets equipped with all kinds of bells and whistles designed to spark your child’s imagination, educate and delight them, and keep them entranced for hours. The problem […]

Read More

OVER 360 MILLION PEOPLE WITH HEARING LOSS WORLDWIDE

The World Health Organization estimates that there are over 360 million people in the world living with disabling hearing loss. As people are living longer than they did in the past, the prevalence of hearing loss has also gone up. Close to a third of people above the age of 65 live with hearing loss. […]

Read More

IN THE NEWS: July 8th 2016, CBD News Editorial

In a recent article in the CBD News, Dr Moh Dadafarin chats about the customer service focus that makes Ear & Hearing Australia clinics unique in the hearing care industry. Dr Moh Dadafarin as featured in CBD News Article Excerpt: … For Moh and his team, it’s all about going over and above so that […]

Read More

HOW TO MANAGE STRESS AND HELP YOUR HEARING

There are very few good things you can say about stress. Aside from increasing awareness and improving physical performance, too much stress in your life can be physically and emotionally debilitating. Chronic stress causes health problems ranging from heart disease and high blood pressure to infertility, headaches and increased belly fat. Stress can also damage […]

Read More

HEARING HEALTH CRISIS IN AGED CARE

MEDIA RELEASE September 2014 Hearing health crisis in Aged Care A lack of formal training for carers has created a hidden crisis in hearing health in Australia’s aged care system. According to the Deafness Forum of Australia, despite the high proportion of aged people requiring hearing care, their needs have been grossly ignored. “It is […]

Read More

Advancements in tinnitus research

Researchers at State University of New York at Buffalo are studying the biological and physiological mechanisms that cause tinnitus. The realization that tinnitus is caused by… » http://www.hear-it.org/page.dsp?page=6236

Read More

Scientists find hearing loss gene

A new type of hearing loss and the gene causing it have been identified by an international team of scientists. The discovery makes it possible… » http://www.hear-it.org/page.dsp?page=6242

Read More

Dangerous ear pods

Even your favorite music damages your hearing and gives you tinnitus if you turn up the volume. Music is a big part of daily life for most… » http://www.hear-it.org/page.dsp?page=6283

Read More

Tooth decay and hearing loss

Untreated tooth decay may lead to hearing loss. In Peru, 90 percent of the population suffers from some type of tooth decay. » http://www.hear-it.org/page.dsp?page=6050

Read More

Researchers warning against cheap hearing aids

Cheap over-the-counter hearing aids are inadequate and may actually directly harm people’s hearing, according to scientists. If you need a hearing aid, and money… » http://www.hear-it.org/researchers-warning-against-cheap-hearing-aids

Read More

Untreated hearing loss may reduce brain volume

Researchers have found that the gray matter density of the auditory areas is lower in people with reduced hearing ability. Hearing aids will help to preserve the brain… » http://www.hear-it.org/Untreated-hearing-loss-may-reduce-brain-volume

Read More

WORLD FIRST SMALLEST AND COMPLETELY WIRELESS HEARING AID IS TINY IN SIZE, BIG ON PERFORMANCE

The world’s first completely wireless and smallest hearing aid, the new Oticon wireless IIC (Invisible-In-the-Canal) is now providing people in Australia with hearing loss, an ultra-compact size and improved hearing capabilities for their environment. The tiny new Oticon wireless IIC (Invisible-In-the-Canal) hearing aid is custom fit and positioned deep in the ear canal, making it […]

Read More

HEARING AWARENESS WEEK 2014

We are proud to be an active part of the Hearing Awareness Week program again this year! This is a government initiative program promoting good hearing health. During Hearing Awareness Week we decided to offer FREE hearing checks using our touchscreen hearing kiosks in local shopping centres. These kiosks are a fantastic quick way to […]

Read More

2014 AUSTRALIAN ACHIEVER AWARDS WINNER

Ear & Hearing Australia scores 97.56% for Customer Satisfaction The judging process for the 2014 Australian Achiever Awards for Australia’s Health, Fitness and Wellbeing Services category was completed on 29th January. Ear & Hearing Australia scored a highly recommended 97.56% Now into its seventeenth year, the Australian Achiever Awards are an independent, unbiased awards system […]

Read More

HEARING AWARENESS WEEK

To celebrate this fantastic National event, we are offering the community FREE 5 minute Hearing Checks. Bookings are not required. Simply visit our kiosk and our friendly staff will assist you with your FREE hearing test. During the month of August we will be located at the following shopping centres. Week 1:  11th August 2014 – 17th […]

Read More

CONGRATULATIONS TO NATALIE!

Audiologist Natalie Hoenig, was married in March 2014 with a traditional wedding celebration. She and her husband enjoyed a wonderful honeymoon in Spain and France. We wish her a lifetime of happiness as Mrs Braude!

Read More

Google Glass App Teaches Parents of Hearing-Impaired Children Sign Language

Kim Xu a Human- Centered Computing  Ph.D. graduate from Georgia Institute of  Technology has developed SMARTSign  with one of her professors to teach sign  language to Glass wearers.  The app works by showing sign  language quizzes to the wearer throughout the day. The consumer configures the app settings to their own preference such as when […]

Read More

Welcome to 2014

Welcome to a brand new year at Ear & Hearing Australia! We hope that you had a wonderful Christmas and New Year break. All of our clinics have reopened for the year, except Ashburton which will reopen Monday 20th January. Have you received our latest Newsletter? We are running a competition called ‘Go Green’ where […]

Read More

HOLIDAY TRADING HOURS

Kew 24th Dec 9:00 AM – Noon Closed Christmas & Boxing Day 27th Dec 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM 30th Dec 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM 31st Dec 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM Closed New Years Day Trading as usual from 2nd Jan Camberwell Closed 24th Dec Reopens 13th Jan 2014 Malvern Closed 24th Dec […]

Read More

JOB ACCESS SCHEME – FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED

Ear and Hearing Australia is now registered to provide assisted listening devices to Job Access clients who are eligible for financial assistance. The Job Access Scheme is an Employment Assistance Fund which helps people with disability (hearing impairment) by providing financial assistance to purchase a range of work related  communication technology devices, including assistive listening […]

Read More

BURWOOD CLINIC NOW OPEN

Ear and Hearing Australia is pleased to announce that our Burwood Clinic at 344 Burwood Highway, Burwood is NOW OPEN

Read More

IVANHOE CLINIC NOW OPEN

Ear and Hearing Australia is pleased to announce that our new clinic located at 9 Livingstone Street Ivanhoe is NOW OPEN.

Read More

FREE HEARING AID TRIAL

Take advantage of our on-site hearing aid trial and see for yourself what your new hearing life could be like!  Contact us today on 1300 761 667 for more information.

Read More

HEARING AIDS ARE SUBJECT TO TAX REBATE

Hearing aids and related costs, including the cost of insuring your hearing aids, are considered medical expenses. Therefore, if you pay taxes, remember to talk to your accountant about the possibility of any tax rebate for these costs.

Read More

HEARING AID INSURANCE MADE EASY

Hearing aids can usually be covered as part of your home and contents insurance. You should talk to your insurance company about having your hearing aids listed as specified items. That way, whether your hearing aid is lost, broken, stolen, swallowed, crushed or flushed, you won’t have to pay full price to replace it. You […]

Read More

OTICON DUAL WINS 2009 AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARD

Dual was developed by leading hearing solutions manufacturer Oticon and was recognised for its revolutionary development by being selected as a winner in the2009 Australian International Design Awards (AIDA) – Medical and Scientific Category. It was one of only seven nominees from entries across Australia and around the globe in the Australian International Design Awards. […]

Read More

MALVERN CLINIC NOW OPEN

Our newest clinic is located at 35 Glenferrie Road, Malvern. We are excited to be able to offer our services to the people of Malvern and the surrounding suburbs. With our new locations, we know we can assist even more people to successfully treat their hearing loss.

Read More

EAR & HEARING AUSTRALIA WINS AUSTRALIAN ACHIEVER AWARD 2007

We have the pleasure of helping more and more people improve not only the way they hear, but also the way they live. We at Ear & Hearing Australia strive to provide our clients with the best service and treatments available. Thanks to our clients appreciation, we received the Australian Achiever Award for Best Customer […]

Read More

EAR & HEARING AUSTRALIAN WINS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD 2007

Ear & Hearing Australia won the “Professional Development Award” for excellence in hearing care after joining over 800 of the world’s expert hearing care professionals at the 2007 International OBA Conference in Mexico. The award recognises leaders in audiological care who show dedication to the industry and display a commitment to using new technology to […]

Read More
Contact Us

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Content 

Quick Online Request