Hearing aids are complex technical instruments that are tailored to the individual client's need. There are many different types and styles of hearing aids available today due to rapid advances in technology. Our Audiologist will discuss the choices available in your specific situation. The following section summarises the main aspects of the various styles in hearing aids.
What is your lifestyle? In what ways are you most affected by hearing loss? Is there anything you can't do because of hearing loss?
RIC, BTE, ITE, ITC or CIC? Do you prioritize appearance, durability or ease of handling? What is the degree of your hearing loss?
The shape and size of the outer ear and ear canal may determine which type you can use.
What technological features with benefit your particular hearing loss? How advanced does your hearing instrument need to be?
Some instruments adjust automatically and some have a manual volume control. Which do you prefer?
If you have hearing loss in both ears, you'll get the most benefit by wearing two instruments.
New hearing instruments offer a number of high - tech features that amongst other things provide better speech understanding in noisy environments by for example turning down the unwanted nose and turning up the speech. They are also programmed to compensate for your specific hearing needs. A modern hearing instrument doesn't make everything louder - it makes sound more distinct!
The road to better hearing begins with an Ear and Audiological evaluation for diagnosis. This is followed by the selection and fitting of hearing instruments, and finally a period of adjustment.
We have a highly qualified team of professional audiologists, with extensive experience in all areas of hearing loss, including rehabilitation, hearing loss prevention and the latest hearing instrument fitting technologies. We use the latest and state of the art audiology equipment in diagnosing hearing loss and for the fitting of hearing devices. This ensures we provide you with the most professional expertise and an excellent on - going hearing care program.
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