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Ear Science Institute Australia

Ear Science Institute Australia was established in 2001 as an independent not-for-profit Research Institute, dedicated to improving the lives of people with ear and hearing disorders, through patient driven research, education and treatment.

With 1 in 6 Australians having some form of hearing loss they strive to raise awareness of what is often an invisible disability and help Australians understand the significant impact of hearing loss, empowering people in our community with hearing issues.

Vision and mission

Ear Science Institute works to allieviate the impact of hearing loss. Their audiologists, clinicians, researchers, scientists and surgeons all work in synergy to enhance the lives of those with ear and hearing disorders, discovering and delivering innovative treatments to patients today and developing ground-breaking cures for tomorrow’s generation.

They are dedicated to helping people with ear and hearing disorders through research, education, prevention and treatment.

How Ear Science Institute Australia can help

They provide information and the latest research in ear and hearing health.

In Western Australia they:

  • Provide hearing treatments through Lions Hearing Clinic and Ear Science Implant Clinic (registered agents for the NDIS to support individuals with hearing services)
  • In conjunction with the Lions Hearing Foundation they coordinate the Lions Hearing Aid Bank, donating hearing aids to local, national and international organisations
  • Develop resources & training for Audiology students, GPs and Surgeons
  • Arrange Lions Healthy Hearing Pop Ups for local community groups & events - providing free hearing checks and hearing health information, and
  • The Lions Healthy Hearing Outback team take hearing services to the Pilbara in conjunction with Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service (PAMS).

Information lines /help lines

Call 1800 054 667 Mon to Fri, 8:30am to 4:30pm WST - for free Hearing & Tinnitus Advice (Closed public holidays)

Programs apps and tools

  • Free Hearing Check – Check your hearing online in just a few minutes.
  • Free Hearing Aid Check – Check your hearing aids in a few minutes. (Hearing aids help many people, but as your hearing loss progresses, a cochlear implant may give you the clarity and volume you need to understand speech again.)

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Last reviewed: March 2022

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To test your child’s hearing, they will receive assessments based on their age and ability. They will vary and your child may require several appointments.

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Ear wax, or cerumen, is naturally produced by the ear and plays a role in keeping our ears clean and protected from dust, bacteria and other microorganisms.

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4 Tips To Keep Your Hearing Aids In Tip-Top Condition

Hearing aids are important and if treated with the care they will last for many years. There are several ways to maintain the integrity of your hearing aids

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Hearing Implant Journey - Ear Science Institute Australia

Hearing aids help many people, but as hearing loss progresses, a cochlear implant may give you the clarity and volume you need to understand speech again

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Brain & Hearing - Ear Science Institute Australia

At the Ear Science Institute we have a dedicated team of specialists researching the impacts of different cognitive disorders and their effects on hearing.

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Hearing Implant Funding - Ear Science Institute Australia

There are many different avenues for individuals to access hearing implant funding. At Ear Science Institute we offer several different avenues of funding.

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Assistive Listening Devices - Ear Science Institute Australia

An alternative hearing device may be right you. Many alternatives can you back to participating in the things you enjoy.

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Ear Science Education - Ear Science Institute Australia

Join us for our Education Series on Hearing Implants designed to support clinicians in maintaining clinical excellence and optimised care for all clients.

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Untreated hearing loss & dementia - Ear Science Institute Australia

The University of Western Australia and Ear Science Institute are conducting a clinical trial to discover if we can reduce cognitive decline with hearing aids.

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Podcast Ep 1 Transcript | A cure for hearing loss?

In this episode, Founding Director of Ear Science Institute Australia, Professor Atlas will unpack the latest research in curing hearing loss

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