WHICH HEARING AID IS RIGHT FOR YOUR LOSS?
What is hearing loss and how do we discover the type and specific condition?
Could it be wax? First we visually examine you ears.
It is importnant you have your ears examined and cleaned before making the trip to our office!
Next we test your hearing.
If you already have an examination, bring it with you.
This will enable us to determine the type of loss you have and allow us to make the correct recommendation regarding the hearing aids that will work best for you.
MICROSCOPIC PHOTOS OF THE HEARING NERVES
HOW THE EAR WORKS
Most typically, hearing loss is a deterioration of the nerve cells in the inner ear or cochlea.
Left photo is normal, right photo is a damaged ear.
Damage can be caused by noise, disease and even some medications.
This type of loss is correctable ONLY with hearing aids.
DIFFERENT TYPES OF HEARING LOSS
REQUIRE THE APPROPRIATE HEARING INSTRUMENT
THE MORE SEVERE THE LOSS, THE STRONGER THE HEARING AID NEEDS TO BE
TWO HEARING AIDS ARE BETTER THAN ONE! NATURE GAVE TWO EARS FOR A REASON!
A SAMPLING OF DIFFERENT STYLES:
BEHIND-THE-EAR FOR POWER
OVER-THE-EAR INSTRUMENTS ARE STRONGEST AND CAN FIT LOSSES FROM MILD TO PROFOUND!
IN-THE-EAR (FULL SIZE)
IN-THE-EAR FULL SIZE ARE STRONG AND CAN FIT LOSSES MILD TO SEVERE!
IN-THE-EAR (1/2 SIZE)
IN-THE-EAR HALF SIZE CAN FIT LOSSES MILD TO MODERATELY SEVERE!
IN-THE-EAR CANAL CAN FIT LOSSES MILD TO MODERATE!
CONCEALED-IN-CANAL CIC FITS LOSSES MILD TO MODERATE!
LATEST IN INVISIBLE HEARING AIDS! FITS MILD TO MODERATELY SEVERE LOSSES
VERY SMALL OVER-THE-EAR DISCREET RECEIVER-IN-CANAL (RIC) AND OPEN FIT
FITS LOSSES FROM MILD TO SEVERE!
Some manufactures offer a rechargable battery option and remote control operation.
Excellent for visually impaired or arthritic patients.
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