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House of Hearing has a New Logo

House of Hearing is proud to unveil our new logo! There is no change in operations or ownership, we are simply refreshing our look with a new logo to keep up with the contemporary theme of our offices.

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Ignoring hearing loss is dangerous for your health

Hearing loss is becoming epidemic in Canada but the associated side effects of hearing loss can be equally devastating if left untreated. The statistics are scary: 19.2% of Canadians aged 20 to 79 have hearing loss in at least one ear; 35.4% have high-frequency hearing loss[1]. And the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services

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Workers Compensation

The Ontario government is slashing healthcare

The Workplace Safety & Insurance Board is cutting choices for quality care. Ontarians are sick of cuts. WSIB is hurting hard-working Ontarians when help is needed the most. It’s wrong. Ontario’s Workplace Safety & Insurance Board delivers services and benefits for injured workers. Part of that role is supporting Ontarians who have lost their hearing

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Gene therapy –why it’s such a challenge

The exciting recent developments in gene therapy and cochlear implants give us enormous hope that a full cure for many types of deafness may be found in the future but in many ways we’re really only at the beginning of that journey. In reality, science’s knowledge and understanding of the molecular biology involved in hearing

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Cochlear implants to help regrow auditory nerves

Modern medical technology often achieves stunning results when it works with the body to promote the body’s own healing process. The potential of cochlear implants to restore hearing through gene therapy is an exciting example of this beneficial marriage between science and nature. Cochlear implants do an amazing job of restoring hearing for many people

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Help! My brain is confused

In this series we have explored how the brain constantly monitors and adjusts the amount of energy and attention dedicated to processing either sound or sight inputs. We have also touched on the extraordinary ability of the brain to adapt to injury or loss of function by borrowing neural capacity from other sensory processing areas

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I can’t hear you—let me turn my brain up

Previously, we looked at the way the brain constantly balances and prioritises the amount of energy dedicated to processing either sound or sight inputs. And that refocusing of the brain’s energy means that at any given moment either vision or hearing is compromised. The brain simply cannot give 100% attention to both hearing and vision

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Loss Of Hearing Treatment

Hearing loss and vision

We live in a very visual age. Image, how we look and dress, and how people perceive us has always been very important and for some today it has even become an overwhelming obsession. Even our language highlights this apparent emphasis on our visual capacities with commonly used expressions such as ‘seeing is believing’, and

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Siemens Signia Primax Hearing Aid Device

Siemens Signia primax

Signia believes that hearing should be as natural and easy as possible for people with hearing loss. With the micon™ and binax™ platforms, Signia has made tremendous breakthroughs in high-quality binaural hearing, especially in difficult situations. Now, with primax™, Signia has elevated our philosophy of Soundability™ to a new level. Combining the optimal balance of

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