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Hearing Healthcare FAQs
Your hearing health is an important part of your well-being, so it’s natural that you have questions about hearing loss and hearing aids. Below are some frequently asked questions from our patients. If you have a question you don’t see listed below, then call us today. We would be happy to answer your hearing questions and to schedule you for an appointment.
On average, hearing aids can last anywhere between 3-7 years. However, we often recommend patients upgrade sooner because of the advancements in new technology. It’s important to bring your hearing aids in for regular cleanings every six months, as well as store them in a safe, dry place when you’re not using them.
Hearing aids are minicomputers that are able to process sound and come with a variety of features to help you hear and understand better. When you invest in hearing aids, you’re not just receiving the devices, you are receiving unmatched service from a professional who will fit and program the hearing aids to your unique needs. We also have financing plans to help you.
Today’s hearing aids are water resistant but they are not waterproof. Hearing aids are incredibly durable and you can wear them outside in the wind or rain. But you should never wear your hearing aids in the shower or swimming.
Many hearing aids are custom fit to your unique ear shape, so they can provide a reliable and comfortable fit. Your hearing aids should never cause you pain or feel uncomfortable in your ears. The volume of your hearing aids should also feel comfortable to you. We will expertly program your hearing aids so the sound is at a volume that is comfortable for you.
Yes, hearing aids with Bluetooth capability are able to connect straight to your smartphone. This allows you to control your hearing aids through specific apps. With this control, you can stream phone calls, music, and other audio directly to your hearing aids. You can also control the volume of your hearing aids, check your battery status, and do so much more!
If you are new to wearing hearing aids then the best way to adjust to them is to wear them every day. Even if you are not interacting with anyone it is best to wear your hearing aids so you can adjust to hearing everyday sounds that you have been missing. While adjusting to your hearing aids it is important to remain patient. The more often you wear your hearing aids the quicker you will adjust to hearing sounds again.