Category: Treatment

Cochlear implant program launches in Mackay

A new Cochlear implant program is set to be officially launched in Mackay this week, as part of Hearing Awareness Week. For the first time, prospective cochlear implant candidates will be able to access pre-surgery tests and counselling, the device ‘switch-on’, adjustments and ongoing support through a locally and independently owned hearing clinic. Implantation of […]

CASE STUDY – Success with CROS

Single Sided Deafness (also called unilateral hearing loss) is the loss of hearing in one ear and is more common and more troublesome than most people realise. It’s typically caused by viral infections, Meniere’s disease, head or ear injuries, or as a result of surgical intervention to remove brain tumours. The symptoms of unilateral hearing […]

Have it all with Moxi All

Mackay Hearing is proud to introduce Unitron’s Moxi  All (TM) – the world’s first rechargeable hearing aid that connects directly to any smart phone*. The new hearing aid delivers amazing sound quality and is the only device on the market connecting clients directly to conversations on any smart phone*, computer and TV without wearing a […]

Volunteers needed to trial breakthrough hearing aid technology

Most people assume that hearing is something that happens in your ears. It is certainly true that the ears receive sound, however it’s actually in our brains that sound becomes information that has meaning. “Background sounds greatly assist the brain process the sound we are focusing on”, said Jodie Miles, Principal Audiologist and Director of […]

Hear all about it – Hearing Awareness Week 2016

Hearing Awareness Week, a nation-wide initiative organised by the Deafness Forum of Australia, officially commences on Sunday! The central aim of Hearing Awareness Week is to highlight issues people with hearing loss deal with. The Deafness Forum of Australia also use the week as an opportunity to continue to campaign for greater recognition of issues associated with […]

Mackay Hearing welcomes ACCC investigation

Mackay Hearing welcomes last week’s announcement that the ACCC is formally investigating reports of unscrupulous behaviour by some practitioners of Audiology. The ACCC’s investigation has been prompted by the findings of a public survey conducted in 2015, which revealed a range of consumer concerns regarding the sale of hearing devices (primarily hearing aids). The ACCC’s […]

New facilities are clinically superior

The 14th March 2016 will always be remembered as a significant day in Mackay Hearing’s history, as it marks the opening of Mackay Hearing’s first permanent clinic at the brand new City GP Superclinic on Boundary Road at Ooralea. Principal audiologist and director Jodie Miles was thrilled to commence practicing in the new clinic. “We […]