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Recycle your hearing aids

Recycle your hearing aids

Knox Audiology is passionate about serving the local community whilst also having a compelling feeling of responsibility to help those in other parts of the world that do not readily have access to the same hearing services that we have here in Australia....

Why has my child been referred for a hearing test?

Why has my child been referred for a hearing test?

Almost all babies have their hearing screened as part of the Victorian Infant Hearing Screening Program (VIHSP) or Universal Newborn Hearing Screening within the first few weeks of life. There are also times when a child is referred for a hearing test during the years...

Hearing loss and Ototoxicity

Hearing loss and Ototoxicity

Hearing loss and Ototoxicity (‘Oto’ = Ear, ‘Toxicity’ = Poisoning) Some medications have the potential to cause damage to structures in the inner parts of the ears resulting in temporary or permanent hearing loss. These are known as ototoxic medications and may...

Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

I have suddenly lost hearing in one ear! Losing your hearing very quickly, typically only in one ear, is a serious medical condition and requires prompt medical attention. Early treatment can save your hearing. Call your doctor right away! You may be...

Help – my child just doesn’t listen!

Help – my child just doesn’t listen!

It may be that your child has Spatial Processing Disorder (SPD). Children with SPD find it difficult to listen in background noise, for example in a noisy classroom. It might seem like your child has a hearing loss, or as though they are ignoring you.So,...

What is Meniere’s Disease?

What is Meniere’s Disease?

Meniere’s disease is most often due to increased endolymph fluid pressure in the inner ear, similar to that of glaucoma of the eye. Endolymph fluid contains water as well as electrolytes such as sodium, potassium and chloride. If there is disturbance to the system,...

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