Month: May 2017

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Have Realistic Expectations during the Trial Period

9. Have Realistic Expectations during the Trial Period The instructions you receive during the initial stages of adjustment are designed to help you formulate realistic expectations of what to expect from your hearing aids. You may need a specific wearing schedule…

Do Not Purchase Based Only on Cosmetics

8. Do Not Purchase Based Only on Cosmetics Since the 1990s, the hearing aid industry has reduced the size of hearing aids to near invisibility especially with CICs and open fit hearing aids. Some people concerned with cosmetics prefer the least…

Sound Quality

7. Sound Quality One of the most important aspects of an enjoyable hearing aid experience is that you like the sound quality of hearing aids. So when you test-run your hearing aids, make sure that you consider the following dimensions of…

Liz’s Story, Hearing Romeo and Juliet

May 10,2017 Leave a Comment

Have you met Liz yet? Liz recently retired from being a high school English teacher. She thought that retirement would be more fun, with a lot of travel and adventures, but herhearing loss has kept her closer to home than she would like.…

Controls on Your Hearing Aid

6. Controls on Your Hearing Aid Your goal is to purchase a hearing aid that never needs adjustments. It should graciously determine the volume you need and adjust its directionality by sensing if you're in a quiet area or in a…