What to Expect from Your Hearing Aid
Motivation along with reasonable and realistic expectations are the primary keys to successful use of amplification. Motivation to hear well will provoke you to see an audiologist and discuss amplification options. Hearing aids are highly sophisticated instruments that are intended to help assist with communication for the person with hearing loss. Having a good understanding of hearing aid benefits, as well as hearing aid limitations, will help with a successful fitting of amplification. The following facts are a guide to help you understand what to expect with amplification. Further details regarding your specific hearing loss and hearing aids can be discussed with your audiologist.
Expectations Before Hearing Aids are Considered
Expectations During the Hearing Aid Evaluation
Expectations at the Initial Fitting
Mechanical Limitations and Maintenance
Communication with Hearing Aids