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Update to the Signia App

Update to the Signia App.

We’ve recently come across instances of Signia hearing aid wearers having issues with using the app on their phone. It looks like the Signia app has received an update that has been creating some mischief. The symptoms can be the app not opening, the hearing aids not syncing or certain functions not working. The good …

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Keep your hearing aids dry

Keep your hearing aids dry.

Unless you’re a tropical plant, moisture generally does not make for a good friend! Unfortunately for hearing aids, moisture is all too present and can easily cause damage or corrosion to the tiny devices. Factors such as rain, sweat or general humidity can easily cause a problem. And given the importance of these devices to …

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Sudden onset hearing loss

Sudden Onset Hearing Loss.

For most people, hearing loss is a gradual process taking years to settle in. Sometimes you can pin it down to noise exposure, age or medical treatments. But there are times, thankfully not frequent, where one might wake up and just suddenly not hear from one ear. This is known as a sudden onset hearing …

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Take 3 Fundraising initiative

Take 3 Fundraising initiative.

One of the most rewarding aspects of being an independent clinic is being an active part of the community. This can be educating people on hearing loss, or it means putting our name to charitable efforts. One particular charity close to our hearts is Take 3.  Why Take 3. Take 3 is an Australian charity …

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Aiding your Unaidable Ear

Aiding your Unaidable Ear.

More often than not, with a hearing loss, you’ll find a relatively similar loss in both ears. However, sometimes one ear may be worse off than the other, and sometimes, it may be classified as “unaidable”. In this case, the hearing loss is too severe for a hearing aid to give sound. The good news …

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Signia AX

Signia AX is an amazing new platform.

The Signia product development department this year keeps surprising everyone, with a new technology platform launched. The Augmented Xperience (AX) platform is the brand new approach to Signia hearing, building on their existing Xperience platform. It is currently available for the Pure Charge N Go models and is expected to roll out further soon. So …

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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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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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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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Every Sound Tells A Story

Every Sound Tells A Story

Sound is a precious gift. It enables us to communicate quickly over long distances, helps keep us safe in our daily lives. Enhances the cinema and listening to a sad song can make us cry like a baby. There is nothing else in the human experience that has as profound an effect on our lives …

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Tinnitus, there is help out there.

Can anyone hear that besides me? That is a question 15 to 20 percent of Australians ask themselves every day. According to Better Health Australia this is the estimated number of people suffering from some degree of Tinnitus. What is Tinnitus? The simple answer to this question is that Tinnitus is when you hear sounds …

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