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What Should you Look for when Purchasing a Hearing Aid?

It's a great age for hearing aids. Today consumers have more hearing assistance options than ever. Loss of hearing no longer has to be the frustrating ordeal it used to be. No matter what style or brand you are interested in, there should be three things you should look for.

Quality

The way we hear the world is an important part of our identities. When looking for a hearing aid, it is important to look for quality. With decades of experience, top brands like Starkey, ReSound, Siemens, Widex, and Sonova offers a variety of styles. These top brands offer the best quality and selection for your hearing needs.

Comfort

If you need a hearing aid, it's important to look for a unit that is comfortable. This means the way that it feels as well as its appearance. In-canal units are placed inside the inner ear canal and range from being partly visible to being completely invisible. Having an aid that is not noticeable is important for a lot of people. For those that feel that way, the in-canal unit is a better option. Behind-the-ear units hang outside the ear but may be more comfortable for those who do not prefer the feeling of the in-canal aids.

Technology

Even if you are don't believe you are the kind of person that should be concerned with technology, it is still something you should consider. Technology has allowed for some amazing advancements the hearing assistance field. Brands now offer aids with noise cancelation that allows you to adjust the volume of background noise. Hearing aids with Bluetooth capabilities allow you to pair the hearing aid with your phone or smart TV for a better experience. You’ll hear phone calls more clearly because the sound is loaded directly in your ear. You’ll have more control with units that have great technology behind them.

We can help you can find whatever you are looking for and then some. Contact us today at Advantage Care Hearing Center for a hearing consultation and try them out for yourself.

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