COVID-19 and Hearing Loss: What We Know So Far

 The COVID-19 coronavirus has had devastating effects for many, but thankfully the wonders of modern medicine have allowed us to control and mitigate the effects of the virus in record…

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The History of Hearing Aids

Hearing aids (and assistive hearing devices) have a surprisingly long and fascinating history. The ultra-sleek wireless devices that we enjoy today came about through centuries of experimentation and adaptation, and,…

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Halloween Horror Stories – Can the Cotton Buds!

Just recently, a customer of ours came through the doors complaining of blocked ears. Below you can see the video of their microsuction session. Unfortunately, they had been using cotton…

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Rose Ayling-Ellis Breaks Her Hearing Aids!

Rose Ayling-Ellis has made something of a splash recently for her role on the popular TV dance-a-thon Strictly Come Dancing: not only is she the first contestant who is openly…

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Free Charge & Care with Every Purchase of Phonak Hearing Aids!

Hear4U are now offering a complimentary Phonak Charge & Care hearing aid charging case with every single purchase of Phonak Audéo-brand hearing aids!This smart, easy-to-use piece of kit allows you…

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Do Online Hearing Tests Work?

What are online hearing tests? Simply put, an online hearing test comes in one of two forms: a quiz-based screening and a series of recordings with varying levels of background…

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Diseases That Can Also Cause Hearing Loss

Aside from the more obvious causes of hearing loss, i.e. earwax, infection, a trapped foreign object or the flu, there are a somewhat surprising retinue of diseases that can also…

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