womens ear
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 14:46

We often get asked how to best prevent build-up of ear wax in the ear canal and if there is a build-up, what is the best way to treat it.

musical ear syndrome
Monday, September 6, 2021 - 14:36

Before we get into the definition of musical ear syndrome, it is important to understand the basics of tinnitus, as musical ear syndrome is believed to be a form of tinnitus.

collage of people with hearing aids
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 11:34

Many people assume that after being fit with new hearing aids, their hearing will be “perfect.” Some even expect that hearing aids give you “bionic hearing.” While hearing aids will improve your hearing dramatically, it is important to have realistic expectations when treating a hearing loss.

man with iPhone and hearing aid
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 09:56
pairing bluetooth compatible hearing aids
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 15:44

Alyson Earle, Certified Audiologist, explains how to pair Bluetooth compatible hearing aids to a smartphone for streaming. In the video, she pairs a set of Oticon OPN miniRITES to an iPhone XS.

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Alyson Earle, Certified Audiologist at Sackville & Alderney Hearing Centres
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 15:19

Alyson Earle, Certified Audiologist at Sackville & Alderney Hearing Centres provides tips on how to best wear a mask while also wearing hearing aids.

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hearing loss myths
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 08:06

Have you been humming and hawing over whether to get your hearing checked? Or get hearing aids? Is this because you know someone who knows someone who hated their hearing aids in 1992? Or because you know someone else who knows someone who said their hearing aids never worked right?

Lyndsay Bozec
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 14:41

If you answer “yes” to any of these 7 questions, contact one of our clinics to have your hearing checked by one of our certified audiologists.

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Lyndsay demonstrates how to insert and remove a hearing aid
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 08:49

This video will show you how to properly insert and remove Oticon Opn S receiver-in-the-ear (RITE) hearing aids.

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portrait of an old man
Monday, July 13, 2020 - 09:46

Many of you would argue sense of sight is more important than sense of hearing. Just think of all the people you know that wear glasses, contact lenses, or have had Lasik. Now think of Grandpa. You might know, or suspect, Grandpa has hearing loss, but no way will he get hearing aids!

Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 09:09

You’ve probably heard the term telehealth recently especially during the last few months as we navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Human Ear
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 14:14

We often talk about hearing loss caused from noise-exposure and aging because these are two of the most common causes of hearing loss. But the reality is, there are many different causes of hearing loss as well as different types of hearing loss. 

woman face timing
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 13:29

Living through a pandemic is challenging for everyone. Unfortunately, with a hearing loss it can be even more difficult. Here are some communication tips and hearing aid reminders for maintaining good hearing health during this challenging time:

man with single sided deafness
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 09:02

Most of the time, hearing loss affects both ears and to the same degree. But sometimes, the level of hearing loss can differ from ear to ear, and in some cases, one ear can have normal hearing while the other ear has severe-to-profound hearing loss.

Noise Exposure Chart
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 10:35

While hearing loss can be caused by factors we can’t control such as genetics and aging, other causes of hearing loss can be prevented.

diagram of outer middle and inner ear
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 16:24

Can ear infections cause hearing loss? The short answer is yes. But most of the time, when hearing loss is caused by an ear infection, it is temporary. For the most part, ear infections cause a type of hearing loss called conductive hearing loss.


Sackville Hearing Celebrates 20 years!

We were proud to celebrate our 20th anniversary in 2019! Click below to download a copy of the newspaper article about how we've grown over the last two decades.

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