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Hearing Aids

Symptoms of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss increases over time and can go unnoticed for years, so it is important to be aware of the symptoms.

  • Frequently asking people to repeat themselves
  • Having the TV volume louder than your family likes it
  • Mistaking speaking for mumbling when people are not looking directly at you
  • Mistaking speaking for mumbling when people are not looking directly at you
  • Mistaking speaking for mumbling when people are not looking directly at you
  • Mistaking speaking for mumbling when people are not looking directly at you

Effects of Hearing Loss

Those with a hearing loss must also cope with its emotional, social and physical effects.

Emotional

  • Depression
  • Embarrassment
  • Frustration

Social

  • Avoidance
  • Rejection
  • Misunderstandings

Physical

  • Tension/headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Endangerment

Benefits of Hearing Aids

With the advances in hearing healthcare both medically and technologically, nearly all hearing disabilities are treatable! The latest hearing aids feature a variety of technologies, styles and colors to fit any hearing and lifestyle needs.

  • Latest devices are invisible or nearly invisible!
  • New rechargeable devices
  • Enhanced Speech Technology
  • Easier communication on the phone
  • More independence and security
  • Better relationships with family & friends
  • Greater feelings of self-worth
  • Improved mental health

If you are seeing the doctor for hearing loss, he will determine if Hearing Aids are appropriate for you. Here is a link to more information on Hearing Aids available in our office. www.signiausa.com

Types of Digital Hearing Devices

Completely-in-the-Canal (CIC) devices are the smallest of the custom instruments. They fit deep into the ear canal and are barely visible from the outside.

Advantages of In-The-Canal (ITC) hearing aids are that they are smaller in size and less noticeable than ITEs, yet they may still include some advanced features.

In-The-Ear (ITE) hearing devices are custom made to fit each individual’s ears and are easier to manipulate and manage, have a longer battery life and may include other advanced features.

Receiver-in-the-Canal (RIC) — the receiver is placed inside a small dome in the ear canal. This results in a smaller behind the ear component, more power in the instrument, a discreet aid, less distortion, and a natural and comfortable fit.