Hearing aids: Though the name of this type of technology is an accurate one - they do, in fact, aid your hearing - it oversimplifies the positive effects of what hearing technology can do for those with a difficulty.
The aid that this technology is designed to provide is really a means for achieving other life benefits. Better relationships with family and friends, a more confident performance at work and in social situations, a way of alleviating the effects of Alzheimer's and tinnitus - these are just some of the benefits that can result from regular use of properly fit hearing devices.
Hearing aid use is positively related to the following quality-of-life issues:
From Quantifying the Obvious: The Impact of Hearing Instruments on Quality of Life; The Hearing Review, Jan 2000
Hearing aids are a bridge to a better way of life for those with a treatable hearing loss, and it's our job as trusted hearing professionals to act as guides through the process of rediscovering better hearing. We take this responsibility seriously, and we strive to create the pathways that don't disrupt the way you live your life but instead support who you are.
If you've wanted to learn more about hearing aids, or if you already wear hearing aids and feel it's time to consider new technology, we'd love to offer our help.
Call our practice today to make an appointment for a free hearing screening and technology demonstration. You'll be amazed at how effective, responsive, and adaptable today's hearing technology truly is. We look forward to serving you!