Benefits of Hearing Aid
BENEFITS OF A HEARING AID
There will be an adjustment period while conforming to your hearing aid but almost immediately, you will notice significant improvement on your hearing.
Increased confidence in your hearing abilities thus will allow you to enjoy a better quality of life.
The ability to distinguish the location of sounds thus will allow you to avoid dangerous situations, such as oncoming traffic.
The ability to distinguish background noise from speech, improves when both ears are use equally.
With binaural amplification, the volume of the hearing aid can also be worn at a low setting. This helps prevent distortion and reduces the degree of background noise, thus will improve speech clarity and sound quality.
With binaural hearing, you can follow conversations in groups more easily. While in one-on-one conversations, you will not need to turn your head or to ask people to speak into your "good ear" thus will make business or social functions more enjoyable.
Hearing aids and assistive listening devices can help the vast majority of the population that experiences hearing impairment.
After you have seen your doctor, you may be referred to the following: an otolaryngologist (ear, nose, throat specialist), an audiologist or a hearing health specialist for comprehensive test of your hearing ability. If hearing is impaired in both ears, your hearing health professional may recommend that each ear be fitted with a hearing instrument. This type of prescription is known as "Binaural Fitting". In addition, studies have shown that even mild to moderate impairments can be improved significantly with a binaural fitting.
With today's modern technology, hearing aid designs range from discreet custom-in-the ear models, slim, compact mini, and regular-sized behind-the-ear instruments. your hearing health professional will recommend the hearing aid style suited best to your impairment. Then you can enjoy hearing naturally.