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Oticon More

Oticon More, a whole new world

Recently arrived on the market are new hearing devices set to shake the way we look at hearing. The new Oticon More devices offer a new approach to hearing where the brain is put in the operating seat. You may have already heard about these exciting new devices, so here’s a closer look at what …

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Super power

Super Power new product upgrades

To finish off this first quarter of the year, Signia and Phonak are launching exciting upgrades to their product lines. This time, both companies focus on their stronger power aids for more severe hearing losses.  Signia and the new Motion X. Signia opens with its new Motion X hearing devices. Many people will be familiar …

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Unitron Discover Next

Unitron Discover Next

The excitement is palpable at Unitron, launching not just a new hearing device, but a new technology platform: Discover Next. This platform comes with a range of new features, enhanced capabilities, and several new devices.  Discover Next offers some of the most up-to-date features on the market today. Focusing on enhancing speech clarity, the technology …

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Protect Your Ears

Protect Your Ears

Ears are fragile things, and it doesn’t take much to damage them or your hearing. Sometimes it can be a single sudden noise out of nowhere. More often, damage occurs after spending too much time around noise above specific thresholds. Even water can hurt your ears or cause infections. And stuffing cotton balls in your …

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Australia Day 2021

Australia Day 2021

The Federation On the 1st January 1901, the six self-governed colonies of Australia joined together to officially form a federation. This process one hundred and twenty years ago created the modern and independent Australia that we know today. As the date coincided with the New Year celebrations, a new date was decided to celebrate this …

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Pets and Hearing aids

Pets and Hearing Aids

It’s no secret that furry companionship offers a wealth of happiness, alongside occasional inconveniences or even damage. Unfortunately, when it’s not the curtains being clawed or the slippers getting munched on, our loving pets can sometimes turn their attention to hearing aids. And if “the dog ate my homework” is your get-out-of-jail-free card, “the dog …

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Auditory Processing Disorder

Auditory Processing Disorder

Starting school can be a daunting experience for most children, but for some, it can become altogether stressful. Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) is often an undiagnosed difficulty for children who struggle with understanding in class. More specifically, despite not having any hearing loss, children with APD struggle to make their brain process the sounds it …

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Beltone Imagine

New Technology: Beltone Imagine

The auditory revolution you’ve been waiting for is finally here with the brand new Beltone Imagine hearing aids. Equipped with GN Resound new Microphone & Receiver In Ear technology, Imagine offers a whole new dimension to hear sounds as naturally as they should be.  How it works The idea is simple enough and yet provides …

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Window Face Mask

Unmask your conversation

It’s no secret that we are living in unprecedented times. The arrival of this global pandemic has forced us all to adjust and adapt our daily lives in many different ways. Staying home more often, keeping at a distance from others and of course: wearing a mask. While masks are hoped to limit virus transmission, …

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The New Phonak Paradise vs Marvel

New technology There’s a new player on the block, and he sounds simply ‘heavenly’: the Phonak Audéo Paradise. Released mid-August this year, Paradise takes after his older brother – Marvel – and builds on its exciting features to take on our modern, digital world. Marvel offered its wearers a clearer, richer sound than its predecessors. …

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Talking Hearing Loss Stigma

The History As of 2017, approximately 14.5% of Australians suffer from a ranging level of hearing loss. With this number expected to rise to 18.9% by 2060 – almost half of which are under the age of 65*. Yet many people still associate their hearing loss with a feeling of premature aging, shame and sometimes …

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The connection between hearing loss and dementia.

Are hearing loss and dementia connected?

For as long as we can remember, hearing loss was a troublesome but inconsequential part of growing older. Then in 2013, an otologist and epidemiologist named Frank Lin, working at John Hopkins University in the United States performed a ground-breaking study. He discovered that despite then-current medical beliefs, there was a direct correlation between hearing …

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Signia Styletto X

New technology – Signia Styletto X

Attractive Design. The Sleek design fits comfortably behind your ears, definitely if you are wearing glasses as well. The design reminds most clients of Earpods; they don’t resemble hearing devices. The sleek design, the trendy colours, the cool metal look — it‘s something to be seen! A new design and colours, Signia has introduced a …

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ANZAC day Driveway

2020, The Year of a Special ANZAC Day

April 25, 2020, will mark the 105th anniversary of the first time young men from Australia and New Zealand stepped into harm’s way for King and Country. Though the nation was only 13 years old at the outbreak of World War One, young Australian men and those from neighbouring New Zealand proudly joined troops from …

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Phonak Virto Black

Phonak Virto Black, Trendy High Tech for the Hearing Challenged.

It isn’t often that we here at ‘Falls of Sound” get really excited about the introduction of a new hearing aid. Being an independent hearing centre, we see a constant flow of new and updated devices from all of the major manufacturers. Once in awhile, though, something comes along that is a real game-changer. That …

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