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What is Hearing Loss?

What is Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss occurs when sound signals are unable to reach the brain.  It is defined by the World Health Organization as ‘when a person is not able to hear as well as someone with normal hearing, meaning hearing thresholds of 20 decibels...

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World hearing Day  – 3rd March

World hearing Day – 3rd March

The theme for this year’s World Hearing Day is ‘Changing Mindsets’.  The World Health Organisation have identified that over 80% of ear and hearing care needs remain unmet globally and that unaddressed hearing loss poses an annual cost of...

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Dr Carling presents at the 2023 BAA Annual Conference.

Dr Carling presents at the 2023 BAA Annual Conference.

Dr Carling was delighted to speak at this years British Academy of Audiology Annual Conference, held earlier this month at the Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry. She presented with Dr Sudeb Mandal, who she works closely with as...

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Can wax in the ear cause Tinnitus?

Can wax in the ear cause Tinnitus?

Earwax is produced naturally by our bodies to help protect our ears.  It helps prevent germs, dirt, bacteria and other foreign bodies from entering our ears, therefore reducing the chance of ear infections, blockages and other ear...

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Is it Safe to Use Hopi Candles?

Is it Safe to Use Hopi Candles?

We are sometimes asked by patients about Hopi candles and whether it is safe to use them. Hopi candles or cones, also sometimes referred to as ear candles, have been promoted as a non-invasive, holistic approach to improving both ear and...

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Kent Hearing Hosts Kent Community ENT Training Courses

Kent Hearing Hosts Kent Community ENT Training Courses

We are delighted to be working with the West Kent Community ENT NHS team at Borough Green and Spin Physio to host a series of refresher training courses for Practice Nurses, Paramedics and Health Care Assistants in key aspects of ear and...

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Kent Hearing now at The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells

Kent Hearing now at The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells

We’re excited to announce that Kent Hearing are now running weekly hearing clinics at the newly opened Pantiles Eye Centre and Hearing Care, Tunbridge Wells. Dr Priya Carling AuD, RHAD, will be offering earwax removal by microsuction,...

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Summer Hearing Health

Summer Hearing Health

Summer is finally here and now is a good opportunity to check that your ears and your hearing are in tip-top condition for the coming months, especially if you are going on holiday either at home or abroad. Here a few things to consider:...

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Why you shouldn’t use cotton buds in your ears

Why you shouldn’t use cotton buds in your ears

Cotton buds – and why they shouldn’t be used for cleaning ears! It’s a popular misconception that using cotton buds is an effective way to clean our ears. Whilst this is what they were originally designed for back in the 1920s, we have...

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