Hearing Health Blog
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,
It’s likely that most people have suffered with tinnitus — characterized as a ringing in the ears — at one time or another. However, those who suffer with tinnitus regularly or even permanently often have a lower quality of life. Tinnitus can be caused by many different things, but most commonly is caused by damage to the inner ear .
You have an elderly relative who has hearing loss ; maybe it’s your mom, your dad or an aunt or uncle or grandparent. You know they have hearing loss but may have a problem with mobility and/or transportation so you have decided to take it upon yourself to help. This can seem like a large task to take on but
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
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
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
When your hearing isn’t as strong as it should be, hearing aids offer a life-changing experience. Most people are ecstatic to have restored a sense of daily normality and will be highly grateful for any improvements that they gain. In truth, though, you shouldn’t settle for anything less than the best possible device. Finding the right hearing aids should be
Whether it’s been recommended you see an audiologist or you have recently left your last one and are looking for a replacement, finding the right match for you isn’t always an easy task. You may be referred to audiologists by your doctor, get recommendations from friends and family, or simply find them through the internet. But how do you know
For many people, hearing tests are an unknown experience. Unlike eye examinations, hearing tests are not something that people experience throughout their life on a regular basis. This means when it becomes necessary to have a hearing test, people often have no idea what to expect. To try and shed some light on the subject – and hopefully ease the
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.