Latest News

Here you’ll find all our latest news and thoughts. From interesting articles we’ve found in the press to news about our people, work and the latest technological innovations we’re seeing. If you’d like more information regarding any of the topics here, please get in touch.

May 8, 2012

Wax Clearing Service #DAW12

Arthur came in to the practice recently for new hearing aids. As part of his treatment plan we recommended that his ears were cleared of some wax. As many GP practices no longer do this, we now provide this service, which was appreciated by Arthur. At 102 years old, he is officially the oldest person whose ears we have irrigated...

May 4, 2012

Coldplay’s Chris Martin admits he has tinnitus

This story is all too familiar with musicians reporting that their hearing has been damaged. It doesn’t just affect professional musicians as we also look after concert goers young and old, music teachers, DJ’s infact anyone who listens to live or recorded music. And it’s not just rock music either. Jazz, classical, hip hop, you name it, they can all...

May 3, 2012

Hearing loss charity hammers home message to Camden revellers

Hearing loss charity hammers home message to Camden revellers.

April 15, 2012

Hearing aids just keep getting better!

One undisputed area is sound quality which has dramatically improved in recent years with the advent of digital processing. This feature is directly related to the complexity of the computer inside the hearing aid and its ability to carry out analysis, calculations and react to any sound environment it encounters. A further improvement has been in the visual appeal with...

March 28, 2012

Beam me up Scotty

For those of you who understand that the Star Trek reference we are really excited about one thing at the American Congress. An American company has developed the first technique that will allow and audiologist to take an impression of someone’s ear without using any form of impression material. A camera is placed into the Here which takes a series...

March 28, 2012

AAA Congress

On our way to Boston Massachusetts for the annual American Academy of Audiology congress. Not enjoying the M25 traffic jams on the way to the airport though. Can’t wait to get there to see all the new developments which the hearing aid manufacturers and ancillary companies will be presenting for the first time. Follow the blog updates.

March 21, 2012

Experiencing Hearing Loss

BBC actress and her husband see what it’s like to listen to the world through the ears of their hearing impaired daughter. The clip shows them wearing custom made ear plugs and noise reducing headphones whilst going about a regular day in their lives. It’s amazing how they became withdrawn and their personalities changed so quickly. At the end of...

March 11, 2012

Visited The Royal College of Surgeons

Visited The Hunterian Museum at the RCS to discover how we understand how the body works and to see how surgeons learnt their skills. Amazing cross sections of the external ear, Eustachian Tube, Middle Ear, Inner Ear & Labyrinth Membranes. Wow. The similarities between the Whale, porpoise and dolphins ear structures and our own was really interesting. The museum is...

March 7, 2012

Intigai

Intigai is Oticon’s most invisible hearing solution. It is shaped to fit so snugly inside your ear that no one will see it, or even realise you are wearing it. This means that you can keep your hearing loss a secret, and enjoy the many benefits of modern hearing care, without any noticeable change to your appearance. Out of mind...

March 6, 2012

Twenty Two Days

22 Days to go until the new Phonak Lyric hearing device is unveiled. We are really excited about the developments and can’t wait to share it with you as soon as we’re allowed. We have a waiting list of people who weren’t suitable for the original Lyric who are eagerly as well – they’re from as far as Barcelona and...