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Phonak unveils Virto Black: a fully-connected hearing aid shaped like a hearable

Stigma-busting Virto Black combines exceptional sound quality, universal Bluetooth® streaming, and up to 10x better-than-normal hearing with Roger® technology Leading hearing health care brand Phonak is challenging perceptions of hearing aids at CES 2020 with the world premiere of Phonak Virto Black, … Continue reading

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The Importance of Hearing Protection

Musician Wins Landmark Ruling over Ruined Hearing A viola player who suffered a life-changing hearing injury at a rehearsal of Wagner’s Die Walkure in 2012 has won a landmark High Court judgment against the Royal Opera House (ROH). The case … Continue reading

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New Product Release from Phonak

We’ve all experienced it: you’re in a noisy restaurant and your mobile phone rings. You frantically dig in your pocket or bag desperately looking for your phone. One solution would be simply to ignore the call but what if it’s … Continue reading

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Game-changing Bluetooth Hearing Aid from Phonak

Phonak to Release a Game-Changing Bluetooth Hearing Aid That Connects Directly to Any Cell Phone and TV, Based on a Revolutionary New Chip Technology At The Eastbourne Hearing Centre, we’re eagerly awaiting the arrival of Audéo B-Direct. Due out early … Continue reading

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Independent hearing care providers come out top in Which? survey

Independent hearing care providers have again come out top in a report by the consumer magazine Which?, published at the end of 2016. The findings follow a survey of 1,746 members of Which?, 568 of whom had bought hearing aids … Continue reading

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Lithium-Ion Batteries Power Rechargeable Hearing Aid

Swiss-based hearing instruments vendor Phonak has created a next-generation hearing product platform, dubbed Belong, which will use rechargeable lithium-ion batteries in hearing aids. According to Phonak, hearing aid users frequently desire rechargeable batteries and rechargeable hearing aids. Its first product, … Continue reading

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Hearing Loss Costs Far More Than The Ability To Hear

By Jane E Brody The New York Times Mark Hammel’s hearing was damaged in his 20s by machine gun fire when he served in the Israeli Army. But not until decades later, at 57, did he receive his first hearing … Continue reading

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Drugs That Can Cause Hearing Loss

Did you know that a lot of prescription and over-the-counter drugs can cause hearing loss? If not, you’re not alone. These drugs are also known as Ototoxic medicines, and many people are unaware that there are over 200 of these … Continue reading

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Earphones for Kids

A question I frequently hear from parents and grandparents is “what MP3 player should I get my kids”? Most people are aware that too much music is not a good idea- they have been inundated with media reports since the … Continue reading

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