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Claire Burns

Specialist Audiologist

Can you wear one hearing aid?

Posted on 2021-12-15 18:06:00 in General

Yes, you can only wear one hearing aid. In the case of Vincent van Gough, he wouldn’t have had much...

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Anna Trotter

Clinical Scientist

What is the average lifespan of a hearing aid?

Posted on 2021-12-07 18:11:00 in General

The average lifespan of a hearing aid is anywhere from 3-7 years, however its average lifespan will vary based on...

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Inarie Badenhorst

Specialist Audiologist

Is a Cochlear Implant major surgery?

Posted on 2021-11-26 09:25:00 in General

No. You'd be happy to learn that the simple answer to this question is: no! Surgery is involved, but it...

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Claire Burns

Specialist Audiologist

Is my baby’s hearing normal?

Posted on 2021-11-17 20:07:00 in General

New parents understandably have so many questions around the health and wellbeing of their new baby. At Chime, we...

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Matt Blyth

Clinical Scientist Trainee

What is a Vestibular Function Test?

Posted on 2021-09-13 07:51:00 in General

There are various conditions that can impair our vestibular system, leading to severely debilitating symptoms. Vestibular function tests allow clinicians...

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Hannah Gravenor

Specialist Audiologist

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Treatment

Posted on 2021-07-08 12:10:00 in General

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo is also known as BPPV. It can be diagnosed using a simple test by a qualified...

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Anna Trotter

Principal Clinical Scientist

Does your hearing get worse if you don't wear a hearing aid?

Posted on 2021-06-18 11:25:00 in General

For those experiencing hearing loss, many often wonder if their hearing gets worse if they don’t wear a hearing aid....

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Natalie Harvey

Senior Assistant Technical Officer - Team Lead

How to stop a hearing aid from whistling or buzzing?

Posted on 2021-06-02 08:13:00 in General

If patients have a whistling or buzzing from a hearing aid this can be due to several reasons. As an...

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