At Eastern Audiology we take the time to get to know you and your hearing needs and discuss your options to find the right fit for you.
We start with a chat about any problems you’re experiencing, your communication needs, your hearing and ear health history and a thorough audiological evaluation.
We will then recommend hearing aids that most suit your hearing, communication goals, lifestyle and budget.
Hearing aids have advanced significantly over the years in both functionality and style.
As the sophistication of technology increases so does its ability to automatically respond to the listeners needs. Modern hearing aids have been designed to work in more complex environments and include effective noise reduction features.
Hearing aids are small electronic devices that amplify sound to improve hearing for individuals with hearing loss. They come in various styles (BTE, ITE, CIC) and provide benefits such as enhanced speech understanding and improved communication. Consulting a hearing healthcare professional is important to determine the most suitable hearing aid, undergo proper fitting, adjustments, and ongoing care for optimal effectiveness.
Hearing aids are small electronic devices that amplify sound to improve the hearing of individuals with hearing loss. They make sounds louder, clearer, and more accessible.
Most modern hearing aids use digital technology. They convert sound into digital signals, which can be processed and customized to meet individual hearing needs, allowing for precise and personalized amplification.
Deciding whether you need hearing aids depends on your specific circumstances and the extent of your hearing loss. If you struggle to understand conversations, frequently ask others to repeat themselves, or face difficulties hearing in different environments, it is advisable to consult with a hearing healthcare professional. They can conduct a comprehensive hearing evaluation to assess the type and severity of your hearing loss and provide recommendations on whether hearing aids are suitable for your needs. Factors such as the impact of hearing loss on your daily life and communication abilities will also be taken into account in the decision-making process.
Various types of hearing aids are available, each with its own design and placement. The choice of hearing aid type depends on factors such as the degree of hearing loss, lifestyle, dexterity, and personal preference. Here are the common types of hearing aids:
Remember that the suitability of each type varies based on factors such as ear anatomy, hearing loss configuration, and personal preference. Consult with an audiologist to determine the most appropriate hearing aid type for your needs.
Choosing the right hearing aid type involves considering several factors. These include the severity and type of hearing loss, personal preferences regarding visibility and aesthetics, lifestyle and communication needs, dexterity for handling and maintenance, and any specific features required, such as connectivity with other devices. It is important to consult with a hearing healthcare professional who can conduct a comprehensive assessment, understand your needs, and guide you in selecting the most suitable hearing aid type. By working closely with your audiologist and considering these factors, you can make an informed decision about the hearing aid that best meets your needs and aligns with your lifestyle and preferences.
Here are some tips for effectively using hearing aids:
Remember, your hearing healthcare professional can provide personalized guidance and additional tips specific to your needs and hearing aid model.