Hearing Aid Fittings

Evaluation

SEVEN THINGS to Know About The Hearing Evaluation

Welcome to our friendly hearing test! We want to ensure you have a comfortable and informative experience. During the test, we will carefully evaluate your hearing abilities using state-of-the-art equipment. You'll be guided through various simple exercises, and we'll answer any questions you may have. Don't worry; there's no pressure or judgment here. Our goal is to understand your unique hearing needs and provide personalized solutions to help you rediscover the joy of crystal-clear sound. Let's embark on this journey together!

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100% Reliant on Responses

Hearing tests play a crucial role in assessing an individual’s auditory capabilities and identifying potential hearing impairments.

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Otoscopy First

The initial step in a comprehensive hearing evaluation is typically an ear exam, which involves the use of a small camera to examine the ear canal and confirm its clarity, as well as to visualize the ear drum.

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Two Types of Tone Test

During a comprehensive hearing evaluation, your range of hearing is assessed using two distinct methods: air conduction and bone conduction.

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Word Recognition Test

Word recognition testing is a crucial component in assessing the effectiveness of hearing aids and establishing realistic expectations.

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Loudness Test

Assessing an individual’s tolerance of loudness is a vital step in ensuring the appropriate amplification of sounds through hearing aids.

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Background Noise Test

During a comprehensive hearing evaluation, your range of hearing is assessed using two distinct methods: air conduction and bone conduction.

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Starting Point

The test conducted to assess your hearing abilities serves as a crucial starting point on your journey towards hearing restoration.

    Selection

    SEVEN THINGS to Know About Selecting Your Hearing Devices


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    Appropriate for the range of hearing

    Choosing the right hearing aid based on your audiogram is essential for optimal results.

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    Appropriate for the size and shape of your ears

    Selecting the best hearing aid must consider the size and shape of your ear to ensure optimal comfort and performance.

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    Appropriate for your budget

    While cost is an important consideration, choosing the best hearing aid should not solely depend on it.

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    Appropriate for your need for discretion

    Selecting hearing aids based on your need for discretion is essential for seamless integration into your lifestyle.

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    Appropriate for ease of use

    Our compassionate team understands the challenges you may face and will recommend hearing aids with user-friendly controls, larger buttons, or even remote control options for convenience.

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    Appropriate for each lifestyle

    Selecting the perfect hearing aid based on your lifestyle is essential to keep you engaged in all your favorite activities.

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    Appropriate for earwax management

    Choosing the right hearing aids with consideration for earwax concerns is vital for uninterrupted hearing performance.

      Delivery

      SEVEN THINGS About the Delivery of Your Hearing Devices

      The process of delivering hearing aids for the first time is a significant milestone in improving one's hearing. It involves personalized fittings, fine-tuning, and thorough instructions, ensuring the wearer's comfort, optimal performance, and successful adaptation to their new hearing devices. The following is our long-developed process for first-time hearing aid fitting.

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      Otoscopy

      Otoscopy is a diagnostic procedure used to examine the ear canal and eardrum.

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      Physical Fit

      When fitting a hearing aid, physical fit is crucial to ensure comfort and proper function.

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      Insitu

      Hearing aid insitu refers to the process of adjusting and fine-tuning the hearing aid while it is in your ear.

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      Signal Demonstration

      Hearing aids may send various sound signals to indicate different functions, such as low battery warnings, volume adjustments, program changes, or device errors.

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      Feedback Suppression

      We run a process which will suppress audio feedback through advanced feedback cancellation technology.

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      Cell Phone Pairing

      Pairing and connecting a hearing aid to a cellphone involves activating Bluetooth on both devices and selecting the hearing aid from the phone's Bluetooth settings.

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      Care, Cleaning and operation training

      Care, cleaning, and operation training of hearing aids are essential for maximizing their lifespan and performance

        Verification

        SEVEN THINGS About How We Verify the Results


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        Otoscopy

        Otoscopy is a diagnostic procedure used to examine the ear canal and eardrum.

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        Security

        Based on your experience wearing the hearing aids, you will know if there’s been any occasions where the devices came loose or unstable in the ear.

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        Own Voice

        The quality and volume of one’s own voice can be distracting for some people.

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        Comfort

        Comfort of the devices comes before all else, because without it, faithful wearing of the devices becomes very difficult.

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        Wax Issues

        Excessive earwax naturally occurs with some people.

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        Volume Adjustment

        Most modern hearing aids are self-adjusting according to the sound environment, seeking always to provide a comfortable volume that’s still loud enough to carry on comfortable conversations.

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        Clarity Adjustment

        Clarity of speech is the heart of what we are trying to achieve with all our clientele.

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          Pueblo, Colorado (Main Office)

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