Hearing Aid Benefits
If you are hearing impaired, you will benefit from wearing hearing aids, period. How much benefit will depend on many factors.
- How long you waited before you did something about your problem.
- How much hearing you have left (residual hearing).
- How much your speech discrimination (word recognition ability) has been affected.
- Your overall health: diabetes, stroke, kidney disease.
- How well you adapt to change.
Your hearing loss didn’t happen overnight. It may take a while to get the maximum benefit from your hearing aids.
The benefits you can expect to get out of hearing aids are limitless, but here are the more common benefits many patients experience
- You will hear sounds that you haven’t heard in years.
- You will hear speech over the phone with more clarity.
- You will hear speech in person more clearly.
- You will perceive sounds as less muffled.
- You will be able to communicate with family and friends more easily.
- You will be able to communicate in noisy environments such as restaurants.
Choosing the right hearing professional is the most important decision a hearing impaired person can make when they’re finally ready to do something about their hearing problem. The correct hearing aid recommendation and fitting is highly dependent on the judgment and skill of the professional selecting the instrument.
The hearing aids we select for you are based on the results of the test, your budget, your lifestyle and a host of other factors. We promise to explain everything to you, without using a bunch of technical terms that are designed to confuse you further.