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Advice from an audiologist during Hearing Awareness Week

By Bay Audio | August 15th, 2017

Hearing loss is a surprisingly common condition; affecting around one in six Australian’s, and with an ageing population that is projected to increase to one in four Australian’s by 2050*. Along with old age, other causes of hearing loss include exposure to excessive loud noise and accidents. Hearing Awareness Week (20th to the 26th August […]

The Bay Audio Graduate Student Expo Event – A Round Up

By Bay Audio | June 28th, 2017

A couple of months ago, we held our very own Graduate Student Expo Event in Sydney. It was a great chance for our Senior Leadership Team and key partners to meet with Master’s students that are graduating this year with an Audiology degree. Thirty student Audiologists from across Australia were selected to attend the event. […]

Coping with Hearing Loss

By Bay Audio | November 5th, 2016

Hearing loss can have a profound impact on your life, especially when you’re just coming to terms with it. Whether you have gradually lost your hearing or have had a sudden hearing reduction, you may experience emotions and scenarios that you could not have previously predicted. The most important things to remember about hearing loss […]

What to Expect During a Hearing Test

By Bay Audio | October 8th, 2016

Whether you’re concerned about your hearing or you’re simply curious to learn more, deciding to take a hearing test is always a good step. Some people may not see the point in checking their hearing while it’s still intact, but there are various reasons to take this step. Why we should Have Hearing Tests? Most […]

Hearing Loss Symptoms? It Could Be Something Else

By Bay Audio | September 18th, 2016

Hearing loss in adulthood can be a symptom stemming from a number of medical conditions. There are hundreds of conditions from mild to chronically severe where hearing loss may occur. Adults over the age of 50 should schedule a free audiology test as part of a periodic health check. One in three adults between 65 […]

Types of Hearing Aid Devices

By Bay Audio | September 10th, 2016

It goes without saying that everyone wants to be able to have perfect hearing. It can be frustrating, even embarrassing, to constantly ask people to repeat themselves or to struggle through a phone conversation. Fortunately, the technology behind hearing devices has come a long way and more research is being done all of the time. […]

Digital Hearing Devices Explained

By Bay Audio | September 4th, 2016

Hearing aids have come a long way in the last twenty years. With 17% of Australians experiencing hearing loss, the demand for audio hearing devices has soared. Audiology has also seen advances in detection and treatment of hearing problems that improve your quality of life. Hearing devices can now be customised to the wearer’s lifestyle. […]

Living with Someone With Hearing Loss

By Bay Audio | August 21st, 2016

Hearing has an emotional impact more subtle and profound than sight. We are rarely in complete silence. We continue to hear when we are asleep, which ultimately affects our dreams. We can even learn through aural suggestions while we sleep. More than the loss of any other sense, hearing loss impacts the whole household. Overly […]

5 Ways to Prevent Hearing Loss

By Bay Audio | August 13th, 2016

Looking after your hearing isn’t just a practical consideration, it’s an important factor for experiencing all the joys of life. While hearing impairment is no barrier to living a long and fulfilling life, it can certainly present challenges in some areas. Hearing loss can affect relationships, families, professional lives and individual pleasures. Fortunately, many types […]

Tips to Working with Hearing Loss

By Bay Audio | August 7th, 2016

Hearing loss in the workplace can have a profound effect on performance, safety and well-being. About 1 million Australians are exposed to hazardous levels of noise in the workplace. In 2001, 96% of worker’s compensation claims were noise and pressure-related. Hearing loss occurs as a result of many situations and conditions. Sustained or sudden exposure […]

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