Tinnitus Awareness Week

Tinnitus Awarenss Week – 5 February 2024 Tinnitus is the name for hearing noises that are not caused by an outside source. They come from inside your body. Tinnitus can sound like ringing, buzzing, humming, hissing, whooshing, throbbing, singing or music. It is often described as ‘ringing in the ears’ and can occur in one […]

A Look Back On 2023

As 2023 draws close, it is a great time to reflect on the past 12 months and to acknowledge the care and opportunities that we have shared at HearSmart and to thank everyone for their support. 2023 saw some significant achievements for us as we are now one of the only clinics in the area […]

Foods to Improve Your Hearing Health

Our overall well-being is greatly influenced by our diet and nutrition. While we often focus on the impact of food on our physical health, we tend to overlook its effects on our hearing health. Consuming a balanced and nutritious diet can play a significant role in promoting optimal ear health. In this article, we will […]

Sudden Hearing Loss

Sudden Hearing Loss DO NOT IGNORE SUDDEN HEARING LOSS Everyone’s hearing declines naturally with age, but if hearing loss appears suddenly in one or both ears for no apparent reason you may be experiencing Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL), commonly known as sudden deafness. It is considered a medical emergency and anyone who experiences SSHL […]

Future Proof Your Hearing!

Approximately 1.7% of people worldwide experience noise-induced hearing loss. Individuals who use headphones in an already noisy environment are at a 4.5-fold higher risk of hearing loss. Long or repeated exposure to sounds at or above 85 dBA can cause hearing loss.  Medical World Today, September 2022 Now more than ever young people are being […]

Diabetes and Hearing Loss

Diabetes and Hearing Loss Hearing loss is common and effects 1 in 6 people in Australia. While it’s typically part of the ageing process, there are a number of factors that can affect your hearing – including prolonged exposure to loud noise, as well as certain diseases and conditions, and a link has been found […]

Introducing Signia IX – unleash the power of conversation

Finally, a hearing aid built for real conversations. Unleash the power of conversation. With Signia Integrated Xperience, every word you say, every laugh you share, and every story you tell enhances all life’s essential moments. This is about more than just hearing better. It is about giving you the confidence to engage, interact, and contribute, […]

October 10th is World Audiologist Day

October 10th is World Audiologist Day. The day is dedicated to healthcare professionals who identify, assess, and manage disorders of hearing, balance, and other neural systems. Hearsmart is The One-Stop clinic which provides balance, dizziness and tinnitus assessments and solutions and children’s hearing assessments along with hearing solutions under Hearing Service Program, Department of Veteran Affairs and […]

Water fun and ear protection

Summer fun in the water and ear protection Summer is fast approaching, and holidays are on our mind. With that in mind we should start to think about keeping our ears safe this summer and preventing water induced ear infections. Here at Hearsmart our audiologists are experienced in taking impressions of your ears to create […]

Workplace Company Testing

WORKPLACE COMPANY TESTING The hearing industry and Work Safe has called for an increased awareness of hearing health for industries in noisy environments. Any workplace whose employees are frequently required to use personal hearing protection to prevent occupation hearing loss are required to test their employees. Why hearing tests are important? Working in an industry […]