How can I persuade a loved one to get their hearing tested?

How can I persuade a loved one to get their hearing tested? We receive a call every now and then from partners who can’t bear the volume the TV is at any longer or from sons and daughters who are finding it increasingly difficult to be understood by parents on phone calls. If you suspect […]

Almond Hearing, one year on.

They say the first year of business is the hardest. What about the first year of business during a global pandemic? We opened the clinic on the 2nd September 2020 and are soon to celebrate our first birthday. We’ve made it through our first year and here’s a little on how we’ve managed and what’s […]

Different Types of Ear Wax Removal

Different Types of Ear Wax Removal   If you’re dealing with excess ear wax or suspect you have a blockage, you need to know about the different types of ear wax removal. In a previous post, we covered what ear wax is and how to know if you need to have it removed, so we […]

Sudden Hearing Loss: Carly’s Story

Sudden Hearing Loss: Carly’s Story Did you know that you can suddenly lose your hearing, without any warning? On 29th August 2016, this is what happened to me, and this is how my hearing loss story began. How I lost my hearing I was 34 at the time and working as an Early Years teacher […]

What Is Ear Wax? And How Much Is Too Much?

What Is Ear Wax? And How Much Is Too Much? We’ve all dealt with it: that waxy, gooey, flaky stuff that comes out of our ears from time to time. It’s called earwax, of course. But what is it, actually? Is it good or bad? And how much is too much? Let’s get to the […]

How Do Hearing Aids Work?

How Do Hearing Aids Work? If you know or suspect that you have hearing loss, you may wonder about hearing aids. You may already know that hearing loss is not reversible, so it’s fair to wonder why hearing aids help at all. You might also already know that hearing aids make sounds louder. But isn’t […]

Can you use a smartphone with hearing aids?

Can you use a smartphone with hearing aids? Here at Almond Hearing, we are glad to help people by answering whatever questions they have about what it’s like to use hearing aids. One question that we get quite frequently is this: can you use a smartphone with hearing aids? Nearly everyone uses a smartphone these […]

What Are the Different Types of Hearing Aids?

What Are the Different Types of Hearing Aids? Here at Almond Hearing, we receive all sorts of questions about hearing loss and hearing aids. We are happy to serve our community by providing useful resources and answers to common questions. One such question is about the various types of hearing aids. There are quite a […]

How to check if I have hearing loss?

How to check if I have hearing loss? Most people who wonder whether they have hearing loss have already noticed some frustrations with their hearing. You may feel like you can’t hear as clearly as you used to, or perhaps certain settings like a crowded room create real challenges. Many of the signs of hearing […]

Hearing Tests: What to Expect and How to Prepare

Hearing Tests: What to Expect and How to Prepare Do you have an upcoming hearing test already scheduled? Or are you wondering whether you should get one done to check on the state of your hearing? If you or those close to you have noticed changes in your hearing, it’s important to get checked. The […]