Free Hearing Aids for Pensioners & Veterans
ACE Audiology Melbourne is accredited to provide Hearing Services to Office of Hearing Services Voucher Holders from its conveniently located clinic at Shop 29, Bulleen Plaza Shopping Centre, 79-109 Manningham Road, Bulleen 3105. Bookings for new and return voucher assessments can be made by phone on 03 9850 8888. Alternatively you may request a preferred time by using our online form...Read More
Paediatric Hearing Tests
ACE Audiology Melbourne provides hearing assessment services to children 6 months of age and older. We play a significant role also in performing extensive diagnostic audiology assessments preparatory for further Central Auditory Processing Disorders (CAPD) evaluations in conjunction with other health and educational professionals.
The details of various paediatric tests are as follows....Read More
Diagnostic Hearing Tests
Before commencing a hearing test, the audiologist will examine your ear canals with a video otoscope to determine the condition of the ear canal and eardrum. We can also provide you with clear and still images of the ear canal and tympanic membrane. If ear wax is present in sufficient quantity to interfere with the test then your Audiologist will remove this using specialized instruments..Read More
BPPV is a common balance disorder of the posterior semicircular canal, although other semicircular canals can be affected less frequently. It is caused by dislodged otoconia, these being minute calcium carbonate crystals normally a part of the Utricle, that find their way into the semicircular canals.Read More
Ear Wax Management
Users of hearing aids are familiar the problems that can arise with their hearing instruments if wax enters the loudspeaker. Others are also aware that their hearing can be impaired with an accumulation of wax.
If you are engaged in a dusty environment or have a tendency to produce ear wax then there will be occasion for this to be removed under professional guidance.
ACE Audiology Melbourne is equipped with three technologies that can assist removal of wax dependent upon the complexity of removal.
- Syringing is available at our clinic and is suitable for many individuals
- Wax rings are also used under visual guidance to remove the wax
- Suctioning is performed also on the more stubborn wax removal cases
Whatever your situation ACE Audiology has a technology that can be selected for your particular situation.Read More
Hearing Aid Maintenance
ACE Audiology provides a comprehensive hearing aid maintenance service utilizing the features of its Ultravac service station. ACE Audiology recommends at least an annual preventative Hearing Aid Maintenance service to ensure your hearing instruments are and remain in optimal condition to deliver the best hearing possible at all times. It is recommended this service occur annually between your annual hearing checkups to ensure continuity of optimal operation of the hearing aids and any associated accessories. Features of a hearing aid maintenance service include...Read More
Compensation and Preemployment Hearing Tests
Ace Audiology Melbourne is contracted to Worksafe to Provide Hearing Services; inclusive of hearing assessment, hearing aids fitting, hearing rehabilitation and ongoing servicing and general support should your hearing compensation claim be accepted. Ace Audiology will assist in the conduct of the diagnostic assessment and refer you to a reputable legal firm to assist in the lodgement of your hearing loss claim...Read More
Tinnitus Diagnosis and Tinnitus Treatment
ACE Audiology Melbourne will be pleased to conduct the necessary assessments for Tinnitus cure that can lead to a safe treatment approach.Read More
Central Auditory Processing Disorder
Children, who struggle academically, without obvious explanation, are often found to have an Auditory Processing Disorder. Upon analysis of a child’s auditory abilities a range of deficits can often be determined. Difficulties ranging from short term auditory memory, auditory sequencing, spatial listening, speech integration and speech in noise amongst other issues can be identified.Read More
If you work in a noisy job, such as on a construction site, custom moulded ear protection is much more comfortable to wear in the longer term and do not interfere with other safety equipment. Custom industrial noise plugs are a must for those who are exposed to noise for extended periods. You will need to attend ACE Audiology Melbourne so that a personal cast of your ear contour may be made for manufacture into the final product.Read More
Tympanometry - testing the functionality of the middle ear
Being performed routinely in clinical set up’s since early the 1970’s, Tympanometry is a reliable process of testing the condition of the middle ear and the mobility of the ear drum. The examination involves a process of creating variations in the pressure of the ear canal, whilst measuring the quantum of reflected sound from the ear drum, to gauge its mobility and other factors relevant to hearing loss diagnosis.Read More
Assistive Listening Devices and Hearing Aid Accessories
Hearing Aid accessories can compliment your hearing aid functions and accessibility to external devices whereas Assistive Listening devices can replace the hearing instrument. All work to enhance your listening experience and to acheive an optimal quality of life that may not otherwise be possible.
Remote control Hearing Aid accessories are a simple way to operate your hearing instruments particularly if you find managing the controls due to arthritic or shoulder conditions that restrict your movement. You can usually adjust the volume, mute the hearing aids and change the listening program to suit your imediate acoustical environment.Read More
A Hearing Aid fitting can be further supported by spending additional time with your audiologist to be educated regarding various communication strategies and other hearing tactics. Combined with a good hearing aid fitting, the benefit of hearing rehabilition on a one to one basis, enhances the overall benefit your obtained from your hearing aid fitting.
Eligible pensioner and veteral client's of the Office of Hearing Services are also eligible to receive free Hearing Rehabilitation sessions1.Read More
Snore and Swimmer's Plugs
Sleep blissfully with custom made snore plugs
It is often an evident scenario to spot individuals snoring vigorously, either in short periods or sometimes all night long. This noisy act causes extreme disturbances to those who sleep in the same room or in the surrounding ambience, thus causing hindrance in the form of sleepless nights for many.
Swimmers benefit from protecting their ear canals from extended water exposure to minimise the risk of infection. Plugs are designed to float if dislodged and can be connected together by lanyards for safe keeping. Young children with ear grommets can also benefit from this technology when swimming or at bath time. Contact us at ACE Audiology Melbourne for your personal set of custom swim plugs to be cast and sent for manufacture.Read More
Reliable assessments leading to a treatment approach to gain tinnitus relief
A human ear is one of the most essential sense organs that help you to grasp the beautiful sounds and conversations that are an essential part of everyday living. However, at times our organ of hearing fails to function appropriately due to various causes. One such condition is that of Tinnitus, which can be a mere annoyance to most but for some it becomes quite disabling.Read More