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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Taking Care of your Hearing Aids in Autumn

As the days draw shorter, the leaves turn from brilliant green to warm shades of red, orange and gold and the weather drifts from listless summer days to melancholic showers,…

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What is a ‘BAHA’ device?

BAHA, short for Bone Anchored Hearing Aid, is a remarkable innovation designed for people whose hearing loss is caused by sound being unable to reach the inner ear. The BAHA…

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