OME blog 3: shared decision making and management strategies

In this third blog in the series about glue ear (OME) in children I will consider shared decision making, and management strategies in children with, and without, additional needs. Making the right decision for individual children with glue ear can be challenging, but is crucial if the potential negative impact upon childhood development is to be avoided. […]

By |January 27th, 2018|2018, Blog|0 Comments

Audiology blog: hearing aids & assistive hearing devices

Adam Walker, Audiological Scientist, Manchester, UK

What is a hearing aid?

A hearing aid is a device that amplifies sound according to the patients hearing levels to provide access to the frequencies at which the patient does not hear as well as they should. […]

By |January 26th, 2018|2018, Blog|0 Comments

Cholesteatoma blog 1: Not just bad skin behind the eardrum

Why does a cholesteatoma cause so much trouble…it’s only a ball of skin! This is a really good question…and YES it does cause significant problems if left untreated. The ultimate problem is that the lining of the middle ear space behind the eardrum should not contain skin.

Broadly speaking, cholesteatoma is either present from birth (congenital) […]

By |January 25th, 2018|2018, Blog|0 Comments

Testimonial from Lydia, parent

We have recently had the pleasure of meeting Professor Bruce with our son. We were very worried as our son had difficulties with his hearing and with his diagnosis of ASD the issues were affecting him and his development on a huge scale. Professor Bruce listened to all of our concerns, was very understanding and […]

By |January 17th, 2018|2018, Testimonial|0 Comments

Guest Audiology blog: What is hearing loss?

Adam Walker- Audiological Scientist, Manchester, UK.

Hearing loss is split into groups depending upon its severity, these are: mild, moderate, severe and profound.  There are 3 main types of hearing loss, conductive, sensorineural and mixed. […]

By |January 4th, 2018|2018, Blog|0 Comments