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WHICH HEARING AIDS?

Choosing the correct hearing aids is an exciting time having taken the first steps along the ?journey? to better hearing.

With everchanging technology and a multitude of choice it can also be rather confusing. Our highly qualified, degree standard audiologists undergo continual training to keep up to date with the advances in technology and, along with their knowledge and expertise in their field ? and a few questions ? will point you in the right direction.

When choosing hearing aids, there are a few basic facts that need to be considered. Not all types of hearing aids are suitable for everyone. Your hearing is individual, as are the shapes and sizes of your ear canals. Some people adjust straight away to the benefits of their new hearing aids, whereas it is not abnormal for others to take a lot longer to adapt to hearing again. One thing that is certain, however, is as with any hearing aids, perseverance is the key, and the benefit of any type of hearing aid, far outweighs any initial discomfort or uncertainty you may initially encounter.

More information on the types of hearing aids on the market
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Digital Hearing Aids

Gone are the days when analogue hearing aids were all that was available. With their bulkiness appearance and analogue technology which only provided simple sounds and signals delivered in a continuous and uniform flow. Now we have Digital technology which adapts to differing environments, audio enriched and natural-sounding speech variations along with aesthetically pleasing designs. Thanks to digital technology you can customize your hearing experience to suit your type of hearing loss which enhances your comfort and feeling of confidence. You can also pair up other digital devices such as smartphones and tablets, stream calls and entertainment, and control the sound without touching your ears.

Bluetooth Hearing Aids

Bluetooth is a type of technology based on radio waves. There are Bluetooth-enabled smartphones, TV?s, computers, tablets and music systems and now Bluetooth-enabled Hearing Aids. With a range of around 30 feet it enables two or more devices to connect wirelessly whether it be ?talking? to your iPhone?, iPad, Apple TV. ?Talking? in these examples could be sharing audio, videos or other types of media which is generally known as ?streaming?.

Bluetooth Hearing Aids

Bluetooth is a type of technology based on radio waves. There are Bluetooth-enabled smartphones, TV?s, computers, tablets and music systems and now Bluetooth-enabled Hearing Aids. With a range of around 30 feet it enables two or more devices to connect wirelessly whether it be ?talking? to your iPhone?, iPad, Apple TV. ?Talking? in these examples could be sharing audio, videos or other types of media which is generally known as ?streaming?.

Rechargeable Hearing Aids

With the advancement of technology, the convenience of rechargeable hearing aids is becoming more and more popular.? Not only are they environmentally friendly, you don?t have to worry about your battery going dead.? Place your aids in the recharging unit at night time for full charge throughout the day.? Should the inevitable happen and you forget to charge them overnight, most manufacturers provide a ?quick charger? for an instant boost of power to get you through until you are able to fully recharge your aids.

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Types of Hearing Aids

Receiver-in-canal (RIC)

Hearing instruments that use a thin wire that extends from the hearing aid, over the outer ear, and into the ear canal.

Behind-the-ear (BTE)

Hearing instruments that sit behind-the-ear with the impressive aesthetics, comfortable fit and intuitive controls that clients love.

In-the-ear (ITE)

Hearing aids placed inside the ear, custom-made to best fit each client.

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