Matt Watson - Hearing Instrument Specialist in Kitchener
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Matt Watson

Hearing Instrument Specialist in Kitchener

Hearing Instrument Specialist - Conestoga College
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About Matt

I am an independent clinic owner in Kitchener, Ontario.  I provide no charge testing and consultations, cerumen management, as well as hearing aid sales, programming and service.  I am always happy to give a second opinion or assist with your existing hearing system.

Expert Answers

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I have a wax filter stuck in my ear. How do I get it out?

All of the other answers on here cover the topic pretty well.  I just wanted to provide you with an anecdote to make you feel better.  I have had multiple patients with this... Read more

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What's the difference between an audiologist and a hearing instrument specialist?

Just to provide a different perspective here, I am a Hearing Instrument Specialist in Ontario, Canada.  The rules are a bit different up here.An Audiologist is required to have... Read more

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I live in a Senior Home. Noise in dining room makes hearing impossible. I have tried Oticon Alta ...

There have been some great answers to this question so far.  I agree that a remote microphone of some sort would be a big help.  The Roger Pen is obviously the best device on... Read more

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What is the best hearing aid for a reverse slope cookie bite loss?

I agree with the majority of what has been said, definitely find a provider with lots of varied experience who you trust.  Make sure you understand this is a process, often... Read more

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What is the smallest hearing aid that also offers great reliability?

ReSound LiNX 3D is the best option.  Receiver in the Canal option means it is primarily outside the ear, meaning less moisture and wax get in other than the receiver, which can... Read more

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Are there any surgeries that can fix my hearing loss? The doctor says it's 'age related' ...

There are some types of hearing loss known as "Conductive" that can be treated medically or through surgery, but the vast majority cannot.  If your hearing loss is typical age... Read more

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I have Widex hearing aids. While walking and streaming music from my iPhone the hearing aid furth...

I have heard this issue with a few people with made for iPhone hearing aids.  There was a recent update that gave people a new option that is supposed to stabilize the... Read more

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Why don't audiologists give me a speech test in the soundroom to compare how I do with and withou...

It is definitely an option to do the speech testing with the hearing aids in, and I have done that with more difficult cases, but the reality is that simulated situations can... Read more

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I have a high tone in my right ear. Do I need to see an audiologist or can I see any hearing prof...

A high pitched tone in your ear, with no external source is generally something called tinnitus.  There is no specific cure for this, but there are many options to work with... Read more

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Is it safe to remove ear wax with Hydrogen Peroxide?

Peroxide shouldn't cause any harm, I have tried it on myself just to experience the feeling.  My one caution would be not to do this often.  The peroxide tends to dry out your... Read more

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Is it possible to recommend the right hearing aid based on the hearing test (audiogram) alone?

The audiogram is only one small part of the hearing aid recommendation.  This would almost be like purchasing a car knowing nothing but the person's address and work address. ... Read more

Find Matt

Watson Hearing Health
493, Lancaster St. W.
Unit 205
Kitchener, Ontario N2K 1L8

Services Provided

Adult Hearing Evaluations

Veterans Hearing Evaluations

Free Hearing Screenings

Adult Hearing Aid Fittings

Earwax Removal

Musician's Earplugs

Musician's In-Ear-Monitors

Hearing Aid Repairs

Hearing Assistance Technology

Tympanometry Evaluations

In-Home Wireless Device Setup

Real Ear Measurements

Noise Protection Earplugs