Frequently Asked Questions
Hearing loss is confusing and disorienting, but don’t worry, that’s what we are here for. Take a look at some of our most frequently asked questions about hearing aids and hearing loss.
How loud is too loud?
How can I recognize hearing problems?
If I had hearing loss, wouldn't my doctor have told me?
What are the most common hearing loss causes?
There are several causes. The main ones include excessive noise, infections, genetics, birth defects, infections to the head or ear, aging, and reaction to drugs or cancer treatment.
Are there different types of hearing loss?
Doesn't hearing loss only affect old people?
Are there operations or medications I can take for hearing loss?
Who treats hearing loss?
If I think I have a hearing problem, what do I do?
Won't wearing a hearing aid make me look old or weak?
How will a hearing aid improve my quality of life?
How do hearing aids work?
How do I know which hearing aid will be best for me?
There are several factors that will determine which hearing aid will be the right one for you. They include the nature and severity of your hearing loss, your lifestyle and the activities you regularly enjoy, your job, your eyesight and dexterity, and the size and shape of your outer ear and inner ear canal. Ultimately, your hearing professional will be able to advise you as to the best choice for you.
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