Hearing aids are a battery powered device, intended to fit behind your ear, amplifying the sounds transmitted into your ear. They work by having a microphone pick up the sound around you, amplify those sounds, and a receiver sends these sounds into your ear
How to Get a Hearing Aid
To determine if you have hearing loss and need a hearing aid, the first step is to book a hearing test at one of our 4 locations.
After the hearing loss is identified, we will take into consideration your lifestyle, hearing loss, cost, and preferences to pick the perfect aid for you during a hearing aid consultation.
Next, we will book an appointment to fit the hearing aids to your ears and start a minimum 30 day trial. We want to make sure that you love the hearing aid before you invest in it, and that you know how it works. We will check in every couple of weeks or when ever need be to help integrate your hearing aids into your everyday life.
Finally, once you have found the hearing aid you love and want to wear every day, we end the trial and the hearing aids are officially yours to keep!
Styles of Hearing Aids
The style of hearing aid for you may be largely determined based on how severe your hearing loss is, price and your regime.
Behind-The-Ear Hearing Aids– “classic” style of hearing aid. The mechanics and microphones of the device sit discreetly behind the ear, with a thin tube connected to an ear mold that fits directly in your ear. The microphones receive the sound, amplify them and send them directly into your ear canal.
Receiver-In-The-Ear Hearing Aids- Most common style of hearing aid that also sits behind the ear, using a wire called a “receiver” connected to an earbud piece called a “dome”.
In-The-Ear Hearing Aids- Using a custom mold the entirety of the device sits completely inside of the ear canal. This type is popular for those that have severe hearing loss and need lots of amplification but aren’t as focused on quality of sound. Due to the mechanics of this device being compacted and small, there is less space for microphones on the aid. Growing in popularity with the usage of everyday masks