Three Signs You Should Book a Hearing Test

14 February 2022
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Getting your hearing tested is important for many reasons, but the main one is that it can effectively pick up on gradual hearing loss that you may not have noticed. Hearing loss can be subtle, but this guide describes three signs that you should book yourself a hearing test. You Can't Hear the TV or Radio Well  Having trouble hearing the radio or TV is often one of the first signs of hearing loss, but it's also quite a noticeable sign. Read More 

Understanding Sinuses and Sinus Surgery

11 June 2020
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Sinuses are located around your nose and eyes. They are cavities that are mainly tasked with mucus production. Mucus is important because it helps keep your nasal canals or passages moist and also provides a protective layer that helps keep out harmful substances like dirt, pollen, pollutants, organisms, etc. What Are Some Sinus Problems? Some people may have problems with their sinuses and experience symptoms like difficulty in breathing, stuffy noses, feeling pressure around the forehead, eyes and nose, headaches, blocked ears, runny nose, snoring, sinus infections, reduction in sense of smell, etc. Read More 

Chronic sinus pain - what are my options?

13 August 2015
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If you have chronic sinusitis, it can become debilitating and get in the way of your day-to-day life. Here are some of the situations where surgery may be recommended: Severe infection If you have a severely infected sinus, surgery may be the only way to let it drain properly. This will only be assessed after a period of treatments with progressively stronger antibiotics. Surgery tends to be recommended if there is a blockage that is limiting the flow from the sinus, such as polyps. Read More