Safe noise levels: decibels and noise exposure
You can protect your hearing from music or noise-induced damage by being aware of your cumulative dosage of loud sound. This article explains a bit about decibels and how to monitor your hearing exposure.
Hearing in noise: Tricks for easier listening
Listening is more than merely hearing. The secret of good communication for people with good or bad hearing is to take control of the situation. Here are some tips to become a more skilled listener with your hearing aids.
Hearing aid battery life
A study comparing three reputable brands of zinc air hearing aid batteries with Blamey Saunders hears hearing aids.
Audiograms and fitting hearing aids
Have you ever wondered why we test hearing by listening to very soft tones in a sound-proof room, when we have difficulty with hearing speech in noisy places? This post discusses hearing loss and the audiogram.
Hearing in noise with hearing aids
Blamey Saunders hearing aids use an automatic adaptive directional microphone to help follow conversations in noisy environments. Here is how it works, with a real recording from the microphone.
What is normal hearing?
Do you hear clearly and without effort in every situation? If so, perhaps you have normal hearing. If you find hearing in noise difficult, then it’s okay to say “I don’t hear all that well in noise”, and good hearing aids such as ours can help.
Five important technologies in our hearing aids
The widespread introduction of digital sound processing in the 1990s enabled easier and more flexible customisation of conventional hearing aids. It also enabled five disruptive technologies that are now making a world of difference to the comfort and listening abilities of hearing aid users.