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If you’re planning on having your hearing tested, then you might be feeling a little nervous or the idea of having your hearing tested by an audiologist might be daunting. Either way, it’s incredibly important to have your hearing tested as you grow older and if you feel like your hearing itself has deteriorated. A hearing aid fitting is much

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Hearings aids are small and incredibly vulnerable devices. While larger hearing aids may be protected, they’re still susceptible to damage and are very fragile. Your audiologist will likely go through some of the most common care tips that can help you keep them in good shape, but you should keep in mind that there are many potential faults that could

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If you’ve been advised to consider using hearing aids to improve your hearing, you may be wondering which type of hearing aid to choose. There are various different options on offer, and it’s always advisable to weigh up the pros and cons and seek expert advice. If you’re considering BTE (behind the ear) hearing aids, here are some of the

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When your natural hearing isn’t quite to the level it should be, hearing aids offer the next best thing. However, they’ll only provide the clarity you deserve when the devices are in perfect condition. Sadly, given their delicate and complex nature, faults are fairly common. Worse still, as most audiologists will confirm, millions of hearing aids users needlessly suffer. Identifying

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Usually, a hearing aid fitting appointment takes between one and two hours, but it can take more or less time than that. How long your appointment takes will depend on a variety of things, from how easy to fit and tune your hearing aid is to how well you adjust to it. A hearing aid fitting should never be rushed,

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Earmolds are used for two main reasons. First as part of a hearing aid and second as a device to protect your hearing. Earmolds are also used as communication devices. If you are having an earmold made it is because an audiologist thinks it will help you. Here’s why. Earmolds and hearing aids Behind-the-ear hearing aids have a component that

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Hearing aids are a common instrument used to deal with hearing loss. However, they’re not perfect and will occasionally need repairs and maintenance – especially if you use them on a regular basis and haven’t replaced or gotten new ones for a while. If you believe your hearing aids might need to be repaired or if you have concerns that

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When you attend your hearing aid fitting , it’s important that you don’t sit there passively. You mustn’t be afraid to ask any questions you might have, as they could play a role in what your audiologist does next. Speaking of which, here are four questions you should definitely ask them during this important appointment: Can I wear my hearing

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When you buy hearing aids , there are several different styles to consider. You should consider a few factors to choose the right style, including your level of hearing loss, aesthetic preferences, budget and lifestyle preferences and needs. You can speak to your audiologist about the options available to you, but it's helpful to understand what styles are available first.

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Getting new hearing aids is an exciting and wonderful experience. You get to hear the world around you in ways you had completely forgotten about. Those silent hums, the distant giggle and the gentle rustle of a leaf, you begin to really perceive the world the way it is again. Although the experience might be a little bit intimidating in

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