A significant number of New Zealand workers have jobs that risks their long-term hearing health. You may be exposed to loud sounds on a consistent basis without realising the damage done to your hearing. Any sounds over 85 decibels should not be sustained for over 8 hours. That means if you work a traditional 40 […]
Tinnitus is hearing noise or ringing in your ears without any audible input. Over the years I have had my patients describe the symptoms in a number of ways and it can be experienced as a buzzing, humming, hissing, whooshing, clicking like noise or similar. It affects around 15% of the population and as we […]
Thinking about ordering a low cost hearing aid you have seen on a Facebook/online post, overseas website or in a magazine? Most likely these will actually be a Personal Sound Amplifier (PSA), not a true hearing aid, and there is a difference. Hearing aids are intended to make up for impaired hearing and are typically […]
When you are looking to buy hearing aids, it can be a bit of a mine field trying to work out which hearing aids will provide all the things that you are looking for. Quality, performance, durability, long lasting and affordable. That’s why I want to tell you about Persona Medical. Persona Medical are a hearing aid manufacturer who are based in the USA. They are one of the main manufacturer’s we source our hearing aids from.