Purchase Guide of Hearing Aid (Amplification Device):
Miss. Chinmoyee Purusty
Audiologist and Speech Language Pathologist
Hearing aid can be used in both calm and noisy situations. Hearing Aid has three basic parts namely microphone, amplifier and speaker also known as receiver. Hearing aid receives sound through microphone. Microphone convers sound waves to electrical signals and send to the amplifier. Amplifier increases sound signals as per requirement by the hearing aid user. Then amplified sound send to receiver for better hearing.
A hearing aid is an electronic device that amplifies sounds through inbuilt amplifier. A person with hearing loss can hear better thereby communicate better to participate in day to day activities. Hearing aid can be used in both calm and noisy situations. Hearing Aid has three basic parts namely microphone, amplifier and speaker also known as receiver. Hearing aid receives sound through microphone. Microphone convers sound waves to electrical signals and send to the amplifier. Amplifier increases sound signals as per requirement by the hearing aid user. Then amplified sound send to receiver for better hearing.
Rechargeable batteries, water resistant, dust proof, i-phone compatibility, Bluetooth and wireless technology.
Hearing aids cannot cure hearing problem completely, but they can help you hear better again.
The price of Hearing Aids in India depends on style and signal processing technology used in the hearing aid . The price ranges from around Rs 10,000- Rs 6.5 lakhs depending on the style,level of technology,brands etc.
There are five main types of hearing aids. They are differentiated based on how much of the hearing aid is contained within the ear or ear canal and how much of it is external.Hearing aids are differentiated by where you place them, how they work, and special features. The five types of hearing devices are:
Wearing hearing aids will ensure that your hearing nerves and your brain are getting the accurate stimulation to keep functioning. The longer you go without wearing hearing aids, the less stimulation you get and the worse your speech discrimination will become. Unfortunately, once the nerve is affected, there is no way to reverse it.
When you have two hearing aids, you can take better advantage of the way the brain processes sound through what’s known as binaural hearing. With normal hearing, sound signals from both ears are comparable in strength. The brain can pick out the important signals, like voices, when they’re louder than the background noise.
The life span of a hearing aid battery is affected by many different factors. It depends on the type of hearing aid, the battery type and capacity, how often the hearing aid is used, and how much streaming you do.some of the common influences on hearing aids:
Your audiologist can help you make an appropriate choice based on your degree of hearing loss, the shape of your outer ear, the size and shape of the ear canal, your ability to place and adjust the device, any special features you need and any issues with excessive wax or drainage from the ears.
If your hearing declines, we are able to make adjustments to the hearing aids based on your updated hearing evaluation.
It’s well worth it to pay a little extra for a hearing aid you’ll feel comfortable wearing.The difference between cheap and expensive hearing aids is that:
Some of the best hearing aid brands in India are:
Hearing aids can provide relief for tinnitus by amplifying background noises and masking tinnitus sounds.
Your hearing aids should be cleaned and checked by your audiologist at least every 4-6 months.If problems with wax buildup, you may need to schedule professional cleanings more often. Wipe the hearing aids off every night before you put them in the case. Cleaning and checking regularly helps to protect your investment in better hearing by keeping your devices running for many years. If left uncleaned for too long, wax and debris can build up in the device causing serious problems and decreasing its performance.
As per manufacturer warranty policy we provide one-four year manufacturer's warranty (Depends on brand, price, technology, features etc).we also provide free service warranty to the hearing aid users. Hearing aid users complain will be resolved on timely basis and take corrective measures to avoid all kinds of hearing aid fitting disputes.Kindly go through the warranty terms and conditions before making any purchase.
Most modern high-quality hearing aids have a life expectancy on average between three and seven years.Just like buying a car, the actual mileage may vary. Factors impacting how long hearing aids will last
We deal with latest technology digital hearing aids of all Foreign brands like Siemens, Widex, Resound, Oticon, Starkey, Danavox, Phonak etc.Our hearing aid Audiologists are expert in helping you to choose the right hearing aid for you or your loved one, fitting your budget, lifestyle, and type of hearing loss. There are so many different hearing aid models and feature sets, that there is sure to be one that’s perfect for you. Different hearing aid brands pursue a variety of features and designs which help to distinguish them from one another.
Top hearing aids with tinnitus features: 1)ReSound ONE , 2)Signia Silk X, 3)Starkey Livio Edge AI etc.