What to Expect at Your Hearing Aid Fitting
The Fitting Process
Here's what you can expect during your hearing aid fitting:
- Comfort Assessment: Our hearing professionals will begin by ensuring that your hearing aids feel comfortable in your ears.
- Programming: We will program your hearing aids based on the results of your hearing test and your individual preferences. This step ensures that your hearing aids are tailored to your unique hearing needs and listening environments.
- Hearing Assessment: We will conduct a hearing assessment with the hearing aids in place to ensure they are delivering the desired results.
- Advanced Features: Our experts will introduce you to the advanced features of your new hearing aids, ensuring you are well-equipped to utilize them effectively.
- Care Instructions: We will also provide guidance on how to care for and maintain your hearing aids to ensure their longevity and optimal performance.
Live Speech Mapping for Fine-Tuning
To ensure you get the most out of your hearing aids, we offer one to three follow-up visits. During these appointments, we will evaluate your experiences with your hearing aids, focusing on situations where you excel and those where you may need improvement. Small adjustments can make a significant difference in your hearing aid performance. We will fine-tune your hearing aids to ensure they are not only physically comfortable but also deliver the best sound quality.
If you ever feel dissatisfied or uncomfortable, please don't hesitate to visit us for alterations and adjustments. Your comfort and satisfaction are our top priorities.
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Getting Used to Your Hearing Aids
Adjusting to hearing aids takes time and practice, especially if you've experienced hearing loss over many years. While some patients adapt within a few days, others may need several weeks or even months. The extent of your hearing loss and the duration of its presence can influence the adjustment process. Remember that patience is key during this transition.
Our team at Expert Hearing Clinic is here to support you throughout this journey. If you need assistance or guidance, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We've seen many patients successfully adapt to their new hearing aids, and we are dedicated to helping you achieve the same.
Getting the Best Sounds from Your Hearing Aids
To optimize your hearing aid experience, consider the following:
- Consistent Wear: Wear your hearing aids as frequently as possible. The more you wear them, the faster you'll become accustomed to them. This also provides us with valuable feedback for adjustments.
- Identify Challenging Situations: Make a note of situations where you struggle with your hearing aids. We can reprogram your devices to enhance performance in those specific environments.
- Patience: Be patient with yourself throughout the adjustment process. We may need to fine-tune your hearing aids during two or three visits to achieve the best results.
Our goal is to help you get the most from your hearing aids, and we're committed to working with you until you are comfortable and satisfied.
Questions? Talk to the Experts
Embark on Your Journey Today
- Contact us, and we'll gladly address your questions about hearing loss and hearing aids.
- Schedule an appointment with our audiologist for a hearing test to determine your suitability for hearing aids.
- If hearing aids are suitable, our hearing specialist will discuss options tailored to your unique hearing profile, lifestyle, preferences, and budget.
- Your new hearing aids will be customized and programmed to deliver optimal hearing, allowing you to reconnect with the people and activities essential to your life.