Hearing loss is a common diagnosable and treatable condition. However due to the variety of causes and types of hearing loss there are also numerous choices of action to correct a hearing loss. The logical first step is to have a hearing assessment with a qualified audiologist. We at HearClear Audiology offer a comprehensive hearing assessment with ‘no out of pocket expense’ and unbiased professional advice. Once a hearing loss is diagnosed there is a wide range of hearing loss solutions available that can help you hear again, with increased clarity and confidence. Some of the possible solutions include; Surgical/Medical intervention, Amplification, Aural Rehabilitation.
Some forms of hearing loss are able to be corrected surgically or medically. If this is identified at your appointment, your audiologist will be able to refer you on to see the appropriate medical specialist for further assessment and treatment.
If you have a permanent hearing loss you are not alone. Most hearing losses are permanent in nature but can be corrected by applying appropriate amplification. Hearing aids are the most common and most advanced form of amplification for hearing loss.
Speech and Communication advice is beneficial for people who are experiencing ongoing problems with day to day communication whether they have hearing aids or a non-aidable hearing loss. We take the time to identify and evaluate specific areas of difficulty a person is experiencing. The aim is to optimize a person’s ability to hear and communicate effectively and may involve the use of the person’s hearing aids as well as the use of other communication strategies and tactics. This is an interactive process and is designed to provide practical and meaningful information to both the person having difficulty with hearing and also their significant other(s).
There are many benefits from treating a hearing loss, not just for the person with hearing loss, but also for their loved ones and friends. Our clinical experience supports the findings of studies which report that the majority of hearing aid wearers reported significantly improved quality of life, including improvements in:
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