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Invisible Heroes: The Power of Hearing Aids in Everyday Life

Hearing loss can be a silent struggle, one that often goes unnoticed by those who do not experience it firsthand. But for the individuals who rely on hearing aids, these tiny devices play a pivotal role in their daily lives, turning them into invisible heroes who conquer challenges with unwavering resilience. In this article, we’ll delve into the remarkable world of hearing aids, shedding light on their significance in the everyday lives of those with hearing impairments, and explore how professionals like Helix Hearing are making a difference. The Unseen Battles Hearing loss affects...

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Types of hearing loss

1 in 6 Australians suffers from some level of hearing loss. Hearing loss affects both adults and children of all ages. Hearing loss can have significant impacts on social, emotional, and physical well-being and can lead to social isolation and difficulties at work and/or school. There are many different causes of hearing loss and there are two main types of hearing loss. Conductive hearing loss Is when the hearing loss is caused by a problem with the outer or middle part of the ear (the ear canal, eardrum, middle ear bones, middle ear fluid). Some causes of conductive hearing loss can...

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How much do hearing aids cost in Australia?

In Australia, eligible pension card holders have access to the Hearing Services Program (HSP) funding. The program covers the cost of basic level hearing aids for eligible participants in the program. Those under the program also have the option to pay on top (“top-up”) of the HSP voucher to be fitted with higher technology level hearing aids. Other funding options for hearing aids include Workcover- for hearing loss proven to be caused by injury from loud noise exposure at work. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) may also provide funding for hearing aids if the person’s hearing...

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