Hearing & Hearing Loss

Understanding hearing lossHearing Loss

Approximately 1 in every 5 Australians experience hearing loss.  There is an increased risk of developing this condition as you age.  By visiting this section you can learn more about the causes, symptoms and types of hearing loss…

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Free online hearing tests Hearing Loss & Dementia

Recent studies have suggested that those who experience hearing loss are at a greater risk of developing dementia. Researchers at the world renowned Johns Hopkins School of Medicine explain that the onset of dementia may be influenced by the onset of sensory deprivation...

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Acoustic hearing conduct a range of hearing tests Hearing Testing

You may be hesitant to visit a hearing care professional because you are unsure as to what to expect. We are happy to explain the painless and simple hearing tests we use to determine your hearing profile...

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Understanding the workings of the human earHow Does the Ear Work?

To better understand how you can prevent and counteract hearing loss, you need a basic understanding of how the ear functions.  Here we provide you with an introduction to the anatomy of the ear... 

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Understanding the workings of the human earOHS Voucher Scheme

The Australian government recognises that hearing impairment has a significant impact on the lives and safety of its citizens. As a solution to this problem, the OHS voucher program was launched to provide eligible pensioners and veterans with free digital hearing aids. Read more about the OHS Voucher Scheme here...


Free online hearing tests Online Hearing Tests

If you do not have time to visit one of our Sunshine Coast hearing clinics for a free hearing screening, you can take one of our online hearing tests from the convenience of your home. The tests include a short questionnaire as well as a test that screens for signs of hearing loss…

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Interpretting an audiogram (thumbnail) Reading an Audiogram

An audiogram illustrates the results of a hearing test, showing the sounds that the person is capable of hearing at different frequencies. The results are displayed in graph form. In this section we help you to understand how to read and learn from your audiogram…

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Understanding tinnitus Tinnitus

Most people have experienced ringing in the ears at some point in their life. If the sound persists for an extended period of time, a person may be suffering from an ear condition known as tinnitus…

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