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.

March 13, 2017

Fast, Safe Ear Wax Removal by Micro Suction

Fast Micro suction Ear Wax Removal by Expert Audiologists in Harpenden, Herts Why you should consider self funding having your ears cleared by a trained audiologist? Sometimes it because of the convenience of beeing seen at a time to suit you in an environment which is pleasant to be in. However, on most occasions clients ask for our help because their...

March 2, 2017

New made-for-iPhone technology, Widex BEYOND. Available Now!

It’s really exciting when hearing aids evolve from old fashioned beige amplifiers to cool design led cutting edge iPhone compatible headsets. Imagine walking in a foreign city and using street maps and gps in your phone giving directions wirelessly to your hearing tech on which route to take. No need to look down and no need to miss out on...

February 24, 2017

Phonak Titanium – Available Now from Hearing Healthcare Practice

The New invisible Phonak Titanium is Here. Designed by scientists Modelled by computer Created by laser Perfected by audiologists Phonak Titanium is super strong Invisible from view and delivers clear, clean adaptive sound quality. Available now, only from the Hearing Healthcare Practice.   3 challenges that Phonak Titanium hearing aids help to overcome Choosing your first hearing aid can be overwhelming,...

February 7, 2017

What does Tinnitus Sound Like?

We’re often asked to describe what different types of tinnitus and hearing loss sound like. We think these sound files do a pretty good job. Now imagine if your co-worker, friend, partner, parent or child heard you like this, what a strain it would be? At the Hearing Healthcare Practice we’re an internationally recognised, award winning team that transforms the lives of patients with hearing...

February 2, 2017

The Audiologist of the Year Awards 2017

It’s with great anticipation that we announce the launch of the 2017 Audiologist of the Year competition. We like to think of the competition as our very own Oscars. Hearing Healthcare Practice Audiologists, Robert Beiny, Jo Rae and Sanna Aziz have received hundreds of nominations in the Awards since 2009 and we hope this year we’ll add to our record. The judges...

January 19, 2017

Hearing and Emotion… an Incredible Performance

Our emotions are created by reactions to things, places, people and events in our lives. Hearing something can stir these emotions. This video shows a unique performance of the Toto song, Africa, using little more than the sound created by human hands and voices. It’s a joy to experience and reminds us why the ability to fully experience sound provides...

January 9, 2017

Ear Wax Removal and Ear Cleaning

Ear Wax Removal and Ear Cleaning; Collaborating for the best ear health. At the Hearing Healthcare Practice in Harpenden, we’re constantly updating and amending the services we provide. The cornerstone of our Best Practices approach is to evaluate any relevant published evidence outcomes of research and studies from around the globe. Ear Wax removal and Ear Clearing may seem of little importance...

January 3, 2017

A Tinnitus Success Story for the New Year

A Happy New Year to you all. At Hearing Healthcare Practice we spend a great deal of time listening to and counselling Tinnitus sufferers. So, we were particularly pleased to see this positive and helpful article about living with and accepting life with Tinnitus. If you’d like more please check our website for more information about our specialist Tinnitus services...

December 22, 2016

Apple Airpod Wireless Earbuds – Far from Perfect

We’re concerned about Apple’s latest Airpod wireless earbuds. When Apple announced they were releasing wireless bluetooth ear buds for their next generation Apple 7 phones, it caused a real stir. However, as audiologists we were worried about some intrinsic design flaws which reviews seem to confirm. The first worry is how loose the AirPods are in the ear. Outside sound is ‘let in’ so the...

December 15, 2016

Children’s Headphones – the dangers

Children’s Headphones – peace and quiet for parents maybe, but a major concern for audiologists. The dangers of headphones can affect ears at any stage of life but we are seeing an increase in noise induced hearing loss in youngsters. Crucially, these problems don’t go away and can stay with the listener for life. Researchers at the National Acoustics Laboratory...