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Melbourne’s leading hearing care specialists for over 17 years, with centres in 7 convenient locations.

Tinnitus Management

Do you have Tinnitus?

A comprehensive hearing and tinnitus assessment at MAC will provide you with detailed information about tinnitus management and your hearing health. Our audiologists have many years experience and will provide you with the appropriate recommendations regarding treatment options.

 

We believe in a holistic approach to tinnitus management and offer the latest tinnitus treatment including:

Tinnitus is a complex condition, read more...

To seek treatment, please click here for an appointment.

 

What is Amplification?

Tinnitus is often associated with hearing loss; about 70% of people with hearing loss report tinnitus. For these people, tinnitus can often be reduced or eliminated through the use of appropriately fitted hearing aids. Read more to find out the reasons why hearing aids are beneficial to tinnitus sufferers...
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Sound therapy helps desensitize you to tinnitus

Sound therapy can take a number of forms. For example, hearing aids that can generate sounds such as masking noise or fractal tones. or Tinnitus devices such as the Neuromonics Tinnitus Treatment.

Masking noise or fractal musical tones (Widex ZEN) and the Neuromonics Tinnitus Treatment stimulate the auditory pathways and reduce the hyperactivity in the brain that is associated with tinnitus and hence reduce the perception of tinnitus. Each of these devices uses its own specific and patented sound to manage tinnitus. Read more to find out what our audiologists recommend is the best solution for your individual needs.
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How we can help you

Tinnitus counselling provides you with a thorough understanding of your tinnitus, we will give you information about the mechanisms of tinnitus, the auditory system and how other brain areas such as your emotional area and the "fight or flight" response effect tinnitus. We will also explain to you about the habituation process.

We will address the effects of tinnitus on your emotional state and provide tinnitus management techniques and strategies. This may include relaxation techniques such as progressive muscle relaxation and tips on getting to sleep.

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What is the Tinnitus Cycle?

Tinnitus is the perception of sound in your ears or in your head when no such sounds are present in the world around you. It is often described as “ringing”, “whistling” or “buzzing”. In the majority of cases it is subjective meaning only the person with tinnitus can hear it, but on very rare occasions tinnitus can be objective and others can hear it as well.
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