A New Direction For Hearing Protection

It is well known that being subjected to loud noise can affect a person’s hearing. Darroch Hearing Clinics has always been on the forefront of the field of hearing protection. We offer both the leading Active and Passive noise suppression systems. These include the highest rated custom and filtered ear plugs. Designed to curtail the…

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Learn All About Paul Darroch

Having problems with your hearing? Searching for the best advice and treatment available? You will be under the best of care at Darroch Hearing. Where you can benefit from the vast knowledge and experience of our founder Paul Darroch. A certified hearing aid audiologist for over two decades. Earning his original qualification in 1996. Paul…

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What Causes Tinnitus?

Tinnitus affects about 1 in 10 people around the world and presents as a ‘ringing in the ears’, hissing, clicking, or whistling sounds in the ear. Sometimes there is the sound of a heartbeat in the ear, which is cause for concern as it could mean that there is a growth or tumour in the…

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Types of Hearing Aids

When it comes to choosing a hearing aid, there are a few things that you need to take into consideration. The first, of course, is the severity of your hearing loss. The next is the design and style of the hearing aid, and then you need to choose whether you want an analogue or digital…

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Should the NHS Do More to Address Hearing Loss?

When NHS England launched its Action Plan on Hearing Loss in 2015, the primary goal was to improve services designed to address hearing loss and its consequences among patients. The Action Plan has done well thus far, but some say more can be done. Action on Hearing Loss chief executive Paul Breckell is among them….

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Hidden Hearing Loss: The Unexpected Threat

Are you leaning into a conversation and asking people to repeat what they said when you are in a noisy setting? Do you have a constant ringing in your ears? If so, you may have hidden hearing loss. This is the news from Harvard researcher M. Charles Liberman. He conducted extensive studies with animals and…

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Common Reasons People Stop Wearing Their Hearing Aids

At Darroch Hearing Clinics, our main goal is to help people suffering from hearing loss and tinnitus enjoy better quality of life through digital hearing aids. We are sometimes disappointed to work with a patient to find the perfect hearing aid solution only to discover that the patient is no longer using his or her…

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Hearing Loss Doesn’t Have to Slow You Down

Hearing loss can be problematic in a number of ways. Not being able to hear shuts you out of conversations, makes it difficult to watch the telly, and can sometimes lead to social isolation. But we want you to know that things do not have to be this way. Hearing loss does not have to…

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The Difference Between a Hearing Aid and a Cochlear Implant

Scientific advancements now make it possible to address all sorts of hearing problems using everything from hearing aids to cochlear implants. What should be made clear is that solutions are applied based on patient need. Along those same lines, a cochlear implant is a unique device that can only be used to address certain kinds…

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The Hidden Issues of Hearing Loss

To people who have never experienced any form of hearing loss, losing one’s hearing may not seem like that big a deal. After all, you can always turn up the television and speak a little louder, right? Actually, there’s more to it than that. There are a number of hidden issues relating to hearing loss….

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Symptoms of Unilateral Hearing Loss

In a previous blog post, we discussed the three primary forms of hearing loss. Within each of those types of hearing loss, a patient can be diagnosed as having either unilateral or bilateral hearing. Unilateral is hearing loss in just one ear while bilateralaffects both ears. We should note that bilateral hearing loss doesn’t necessarily…

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Landmark Study Offers Hope for Deafness

A landmark study undertaken at the Harvard Medical School in Boston (USA) offers a glimmer of hope to those suffering from certain kinds of hearing loss and deafness. Though we are careful not to give people false hope, we are encouraged by the study’s results in lab mice. If the discoveries made by researchers prove…

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3 Lifestyle Choices That Harm Your Hearing

It’s not pleasant to consider the fact that lifestyle choices might negatively affect future hearing ability. Still, the unpleasantness does not change reality. Some of the things many people do in their youth will go on to contribute to hearing loss, at least to some degree. It would benefit us to learn more about these…

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3 Things that Cause Hearing Aids to Whistle

We see a lot of different hearing aid problems here in our clinic. One of them is whistling. Yes, hearing aids can generate a whistling noise that not only reduces their effectiveness but also makes wearing them rather annoying. If you’ve noticed your hearing aid whistling, stop in and see us. We can probably take…

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How Can a Hearing Aid Help with Tinnitus?

In our last blog post, we discussed three things you might not know about tinnitus. Among them is the fact that there are two different kinds of tinnitus, the most common being subjective tinnitus. In this post, we want to discuss how hearing aids can help people suffering from this form of the condition. Keep…

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3 Things You Might Not Know about Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a condition affecting tens of millions of people around the world. Also known as ringing in the ears, tinnitus can range from being mildly annoying to completely debilitating. It all depends on how the individual deals with the distraction tinnitus is known to cause. Here at Darroch, there are several different methodologies we…

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Your Hearing Is More Delicate Than You Know

Some of our blog readers are people investigating digital hearing aids for older loved ones. It is that group of individuals we want to address in this post by stating the following: your hearing is more delicate than you know. So many things can affect hearing over a person’s lifetime that it’s difficult to pinpoint…

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Understanding the 3 Kinds of Hearing Loss

Darroch Hearing is thrilled to be able to offer the latest in digital hearing aids for improved hearing. Our recommendations for individual patients really depends on the type of hearing loss they are suffering from. No, not all hearing loss is the same. There are three distinct types of hearing loss. These are as follows:…

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Researchers to Look at TV Volume Levels and Hearing Aids

Are you planning to watch the Queen’s Christmas Message on television this year? If so, will you be watching it with the knowledge that your hearing loss will require you to use hearing aids during the broadcast? Rest assured that you are not alone. Many people with hearing loss use hearing aids to help them…

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Getting through the Festivities with Hearing Loss

The festive season can be a stressful time of year for people suffering from hearing loss. Between all the social gatherings and religious services, not being able to hear can put a real damper on things. Unfortunately, hearing loss can be just as hard on family members as it is the person who actually suffers…

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What Is a Digital Hearing Aid?

You may have noticed while browsing our website that we carry digital hearing aids. But do you know what they are? Do you know how a digital hearing aid differs from an older, analogue hearing aid? If not, we would like the opportunity to offer an explanation. A digital hearing aid receives sound waves and,…

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Silence Is No Answer to Hearing Loss

Have you ever wondered why older people are more likely to be isolated than their younger counterparts? It could be any number of reasons, but often the culprit is hearing loss. Older individuals who find they cannot hear have a tendency to withdraw because they are unable to converse or otherwise interact with others. They…

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Hearing Aid Damage: The 4 Most Common Causes

Darroch Hearing Clinics offer hearing aid repairs whether you have purchased your devices from us or not. You can drop off your hearing aids at one of our clinics or send them to us via post. We are more than happy to arrange for repairs on nearly all brands of hearing aids. Over the years,…

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You Wouldn’t Skip Your Yearly Physical, Why Neglect Your Hearing?

I love my profession. I know how important good hearing can be to a high quality of life. I know that with so many technological advances there is a hearing aid that can help pretty much anyone. One thing that I struggle to understand, though, is why […]

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Good News For Tinnitus Sufferers

Millions of people suffer from tinnitus. It can range from mildly annoying to life altering, from a slight buzzing to a loud roar. Tinnitus can lead to lost time at work, depression, anxiety and problems in relationships. In short; it isn’t any fun! But now there is […]

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Your Workplace May Be Louder Than Your Boss Thinks

According to new research there is a large disconnect between employees and employers when it comes to perceived levels of noise in the workplace. The survey asked 1,500 employees and almost 500 benefits professionals if they thought their workplace was noisy. The results showed wildly different perceptions […]

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Trying To Speak Clearly May Make You Sound Mad

If you are living with someone with hearing loss you probably have been told, and try to, speak very clearly. But have you ever had your loved one accuse you of shouting at them or sounding angry when you tried to speak clearly? If so, don’t worry, […]

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You’re Never Too Young To Suffer from Hearing Loss

Most people think of hearing loss as something that they only have to worry about when they get older. After all, hearing loss is an “old persons” problem, right? Well, unfortunately, not so much. As a matter of fact, younger people are the fastest growing segment of […]

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3 Ways To Help A Loved One Who Has A Hearing Loss

It’s not uncommon for someone with a hearing loss to be in denial. Many times they either don’t acknowledge their own hearing loss or they simply don’t realize it. It’s not unusual for family and friends to notice a hearing loss first. It’s not always easy to […]

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3 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Hearing Aid

When someone gets a hearing aid for the first time there is an adjustment period. How long that adjustment period lasts will depend on many factors but on average it will be a few days to a week or two. During the adjustment period most people will […]

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What are you missing out on when you suffer from hearing loss?

It’s that time of year again – graduations, weddings and family reunions. If you aren’t hearing as well as you could be, what are you missing out on? Different people deal with their hearing loss in different ways; Some people with a hearing loss choose not to […]

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Carolside Medical Centre, 1-2 Carolside Avenue, Clarkston, G76 7BS

Hearing Tests Glasgow South

Williamwood Medical Centre, 85 Seres Road, Clarkston, G76 7NW

Hearing Tests Glasgow South

Ross Hall Hospital, 221 Crookston Road, Glasgow, G52 3NQ, 0141 345 2036

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Carrick Glen Hospital, Dalmellington Road, Ayr, KA6 6PG, 0141 345 2036

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