Hearing loss can affect your lifestyle in an unfavorable manner. If you have made the decision to get a hearing aid, now is the time to prepare for going through the process. Coastal Hearing Care provides pertinent information below about how to have a positive and successful experience with your hearing aid fitting.
Product Options: Depending on quality and performance, hearing aids do range in price. Speak with your audiologist regarding available products so that you are familiar with the spectrum of options. Clients are often under the impression that wearing hearing aids are uncomfortable; however, the discomfort usually results from improper fitting or device sensitivity.
Amount of Hearing Loss: Since there are numerous types of hearing loss, it is vital to pinpoint your level of loss in order to have a proper hearing aid fitting. Technology in hearing aids has come a long way allowing easier fittings. Of course, mild frequency difficulties are usually the simplest to remedy. Adjusting to your hearing aids is normal and to be expected no matter your amount of hearing loss.
Your Goal: Think about whether or not you will be comfortable wearing a device in each of your ears that will be visible to others. Keep in mind that if you ignore hearing loss because of vanity reasons, you will miss out on a lot that life has to offer due to impaired hearing.
Appointment with Audiologist: Make the most of your appointment by becoming as informed as possible. Ask the audiologist all of your questions and mention any concerns that you may have. He or she will offer the best solution in terms of hearing aids based upon your specific situation.
Coastal Hearing Care specializes in state-of-the-art hearing aids that are fitted by our expert audiologist. We have two locations to serve you in Lakewood Ranch and West Bradenton. We welcome you to give us a call at (941) 229-2122 to make an appointment, or you may schedule an appointment by visiting our website.