The latest information on the different types of hearing aids for individuals who are experiencing hearing loss, looking for hearing health information for their loved ones, or just desire to learn more about hearing aids types to make the right hearing health decisions.
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Depending on a person’s hearing loss and cosmetic desire, there is a style of hearing aid to meet most people’s needs from a custom completely-in-the-canal hearing aid to open-fit hearing aids.
Basically, if you have two ears with hearing loss that could benefit from hearing aids, you need two hearing aids. It is important to realize there are no "normal" animals born with only one ear. Simply stated, you have two ears because you need two ears.
Hearing aids are simple to care for. Most hearing aid repairs are due to moisture and earwax accumulating in the hearing aid. The vast majority of these repairs are preventable....
New hearing aids typically come with one-year comprehensive loss, damage and repair warranty directly...
Do ''noise reduction'' programs in hearing aids work? The background noise is terrible!
In most cases, two hearing aids are better than one. Of course, there are occasionally exceptions to this rule.
Today's digital hearing aids are miniature electronic devices that sit in or on the ear, and selectively amplify and process sounds.
There are many types of hearing aids and each offers distinct advantages and disadvantages for the hearing aid wearer.
Are the newest hearing aids really invisible or will they make me look old?
Recent developments in deep-fitting hearing aids have made them less visible and more discreet than ever.
Many of my friends have purchased open hearing aids and are having wonderful success with them. What exactly are open hearing aids?
Behind the ear (BTE) hearing aids are now more popular than custom in-the-ear hearing aids and provide many unique benefits to the hearing aid wearer.
Most hearing aids manufactured today are digital hearing aids. This technology offers many advantages for people with hearing loss.
Hearing aids, like eyeglasses, are so fashionable today, available in all the latest trends and fun colors to fit anyone's personality and make a fashion statement.
The shape and degree of your hearing loss will determine which styles may work best for you, with smaller hearing aid types generally suited for less significant losses and larger styles suited for any level of hearing loss.
All hearing aids are not the same. There are huge differences in technology, price, application and results! Please see your hearing healthcare professional (audiologist or...
No. Hearing aids work in many different ways to provide the needed and desired speech signals to the listener. Some hearing aids deliver sound through the air, some sound...
Bone conduction implants are designed for patients with untreatable middle ear conductive or mixed hearing losses and those who have a unilateral sensorineural hearing loss, or...
Digital refers to the way the hearing aid processes sounds.
I have been a hearing aid wearer for 15 years. I am currently testing some new models that communicate wirelessly from one ear to the other. I have noticed that a couple of brands have set off the shop lifting security alarm at the entrance/exit at a coup
I have a 13 year old who is playing on the offensive line of his middle school football team. With this 50 dB SNHL he is having much trouble hearing the calls from the quarterback. He has BTEs but cannot use them in the helmet because of trauma risk (to t
Is there such a thing as a BI CROS digital aid?
My mom just purchased a hearing aid that has ''directionality.'' I am not sure that she understands what that means, and I know that I do not understand it. Please explain.
Are mail-order hearing aids and disposable hearing aids just as good as custom hearing aids?
What are the differences between hearing aid types such as digital, programmable, and analog?
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