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Audiology

  • How to care for your hearing aid

    Read this detailed guide on how to clean and care for your hearing aid. You can also get your HSE hearing aid cleaned and checked every 3 to 6 months.

  • Bone-anchored hearing aids

    Bone-anchored hearing aids (BAHA) use a surgical implant to transmit sound through bone to the inner ear. Read about how they work and who they can help.

  • Going to an ear, nose and throat (ENT) appointment about your hearing

    Your GP may refer you an ear, nose and throat (ENT) department. Read about what to expect before, during and after your appointment and what an ENT doctor does.

  • Cochlear implants

    ​A cochlear implant is an electronic device that responds to sound by turning it into an electrical response. They can help if you have damage in your inner ear.