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Maria Brown started her clinic, the Maria Brown Hearing Clinic, 14 years ago in Hobart, Tasmania with the help of her family. She is a qualified Audiometrist with 20+ years of industry experience passionate about helping Tasmanians reconnect with their families.   "I don't want hearing aids". We can assure you the percentage of people that come to see us feel exactly the same way. Unfortunately, the body deteriorates in many ways and with our hearing, it starts early and we don’t notice until some of the effects of that hearing loss make it difficult to communicate with people.  The 5 points...

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By Maria Brown, Education, Special Reports -

1. Manufacturers all give discounts to businesses working with them. This is a fact of business. All businesses in every industry receive discounts and the hearing industry is no different. A majority of clinics are even owned by the manufacturing companies!  What the consumer (you) has to look out for is being sold hearing aids by specialists. Many specialists are more comfortable with certain software and certain hearing aids, and they will sell you what they are comfortable to fit or what they get big discounts on. This is not what the consumer wants or needs! How do you know...

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Buying Tips, By Maria Brown, Education -

So how do YOU sort through all the noise about hearing aids? Your friends tell you everything before you even have your hearing checked for yourself... so here's what I can tell you to help: The Truth No one really understands what this hearing aid business is all about from the outside—so here's a hearing specialist's perspective for you. Government vs. Private Government-Issued Aids The Office of Hearing Services provides free hearing aids to those that cannot afford them privately. This will cost you $40.00 per year for maintenance and $40.00 per year for batteries. These hearing aids are basic technological devices...

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About Us, By Maria Brown, Letters From Maria -

Maria Brown started her clinic, the Maria Brown Hearing Clinic, 14 years ago in Hobart, Tasmania with the help of her family. She is a qualified Audiometrist with 20+ years of industry experience passionate about helping Tasmanians reconnect with their families.   “No, this business is not a franchise. Maria Brown IS a real person. Maria Brown 14 years ago had a dream My dream was to change my industry to help people the way I had always believed I would. Instead, when I qualified I was expected to sell hearing aids. I would sit in business meetings while my husband was...

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Buying Tips, Guides -

Maria Brown started her clinic, the Maria Brown Hearing Clinic, 14 years ago in Hobart, Tasmania with the help of her family. She is a qualified Audiometrist with 20+ years of industry experience passionate about helping Tasmanians reconnect with their families.   1. It's okay to say no! But it is not okay to ignore the fact that you have a hearing loss. It does hurt the people around you and your family do get upset because you won't talk to them anymore. You don’t talk to them because you can't hear them! This is a vicious cycle. We all have to recognise what issues...

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