FAQ about Hearing Aids and Hearing Loss

If you’re having difficulty hearing, seeing a professional should be your first step. A qualified healthcare provider can assess the situation accurately and provide tailored solutions to help improve your quality of life – from specialized treatments to customized hearing aids.
Hearing aids are designed to improve hearing and help people with hearing loss hear better. However, hearing aids cannot restore normal hearing. If you have hearing loss, hearing aids can amplify sounds and make them louder, clearer, and more understandable. They can improve your ability to communicate and interact with others, which can enhance your quality of life.
Hearing aids offer a helpful solution for many, but not all types of hearing loss. They can be beneficial in improving sound clarity and communication ability. However the degree to which they provide value may vary depending on the type or severity of auditory impairment.
Hearing aids provide an enhanced auditory experience, magnifying sounds and making them clearer to the user.

Hearing aids come in a variety of shapes and sizes to better suit the individual wearer. From behind-the ear models, which are incredibly versatile for various different conditions, up to completely-in-canal offerings that offer enhanced discretion – finding the hearing aid technology best suited for you has never been easier

A hearing aid could be the perfect choice to help you hear better and live life more fully. Your hearing healthcare professional can guide your decision-making process, taking into consideration factors such as lifestyle, budget constraints and severity of loss when recommending one for your unique needs.
To ensure long-lasting performance, hearing aids require attention and upkeep. With the right care regimen in place, these devices can offer years of dependable service.
It is recommended to have your hearing tested at least once every year.

A qualified Audiologist or Audiometrist can fit hearing aids and test your hearing loss.

Yes and No. Depending with your condition, but most people with hearing loss in both ears require two hearing aids.

Hearing aids vary in price. Depending with your personal circumstance you can purchase basic hearing aids that is affordable or you can apply for Hearing Services Program (HSP) or with your healthcare provider.

Here are some of the symptoms of hearing loss.

  1. Difficulty understanding speech in noisy environments, such as restaurants or parties.
  2. Turning up the volume on electronic devices, such as the television or phone, louder than usual.
  3. Frequently asking people to repeat themselves.
  4. Misunderstanding words or responding inappropriately to questions.
  5. Ringing or buzzing in the ears (tinnitus).
  6. Feeling like people are mumbling or speaking too quickly.
  7. Avoiding social situations or withdrawing from conversations.