Is your work environment affecting your hearing?

Far too many people have to work in noisy environments, despite technological improvements that have helped to alleviate the situation for some. Unfortunately, some employers and employees are not aware of the damage that can be done to our hearing, either by constant levels of noise or sudden, intermittent bursts. While many workplaces can be…

Distinctions newsletter hot off the press!

We have just released our Autumn/Winter 2017 edition of the Distinctions newsletter and it should be landing on doormats early next week. Not to be missed! Contains all of South East Hearing Care Centres’ latest news. Read about our charity work, patient testimonials and useful hearing information, as well as the latest updates on the…

New hearing aids that easily connect to any mobile phone and your TV!

Introducing Phonak Audeo B-Direct The Made For All direct connectivity hearing solution What makes Audeo B-Direct so special? It’s the fact that these hearing aids connect directly to any mobile phone*, regardless of the brand or operating system. As long as it has Bluetooth, you’re good to go. Answer calls with a touch of your…

Ear microsuction FAQs

A build-up of ear wax can affect people of all ages at any time, and there are several reasons why there might be an accumulation. In most cases, the wax will pass from the body naturally, but sometimes it needs a little more encouragement. Ear microsuction is one of the most effective methods of removing…

Should I be wearing earplugs at night?

We all need a good night’s sleep, but for too many people sleep can be something of a haphazard process. External noises, a failure to settle properly and concerns about everything from family to finance can get in the way. There are a number of ways to improve the quality of our sleeping, and moulded…

Eat your way to healthy hearing

We hear a lot in the media about how certain foods can help us to remain healthier these days. We know that fish oil may be good for lowering blood pressure, that vegetables can reduce the risk of heart disease and that milk is a good source of calcium. But were you aware that some…

6 symptoms of ear wax build-up

Worried you may have an ear wax issue? A build-up of ear wax can be problematic, and it can bring with it a number of issues ranging from mild hearing loss to serious infections. It’s important to avoid unnecessary build-ups in order to prevent problems in the future. Here are six symptoms of ear wax…

FAQs from new hearing aid users

Of the 11 million people who suffer with some form of hearing loss in the UK around just 2 million use hearing aids. That is 9 million people who are not making use of the hearing solutions available. Perhaps this is in part because wearing a hearing aid for the first time can cause some…

Worried about your hearing? 6 ways to prevent hearing loss

It’s a question we are asked every day: “do you have any tips on how I can protect future damage to my hearing?” There are a number of issues that can lead to hearing loss, and although some of them may be inevitable, many can be avoided. The human ear is a highly complex and…