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Tinnitus and Stress

The last year has seen a notable increase in the degree of worrisome tinnitus. This is predominantly explained by the close association of generalised stress with the level of tinnitus. We have also observed similar increases in...

Cochlear Implants and Single Unit Processors

Both Cochlear and Medel have released their upgraded single unit sound processors for their cochlear implants. https://www.cochlear.com/au/en/home/products-and-accessories/cochlear-nucleus-system/nucleus-sound-processors/nucleus-kanso-2...

Vestibular Schwannoma

The NEJM, New England Journal of Medicine, has published a great review article outlining the diagnosis and the complex management paradigm for Vestibular Schwannomas (acoustic neuromas)....

Top 5 ways to improve hearing

Improve the quality of sound and reduce background noise 2. Wearables A new generation of hearing devices with bluetooth connectivity that are great to enhance essentially normal hearing, or to manage mild hearing loss. The nuheara IQ Buds are a great example of this...

Eustachian Tube Dilatation

The Eustachian tube is a complex valve that regulates air pressure and fluid exchange between the middle ear and the nasopharynx (back of the nose) Most of the time dysfunction is related to the tube not opening and closing properly. The commonest symptom is a...

Ear Wax

Necessary, occasionally a pain https://www.abc.net.au/news/health/2019-03-14/do-your-ears-need-earwax-removal/10889416 http://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/mythbusters/mythbusters-database/earwax-candle/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inStPQaAgdM

Cochlear Implant

Patient experiences with cochlear implantation https://www.southcoastregister.com.au/story/5762482/a-dream-come-true-val-jefferys-regains-hearing-after-almost-40-years/?cs=203  

Vibrant Soundbridge

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