A: If you have hearing loss, you should get hearing aids as soon as possible. The sooner you confront your hearing loss, the easier it will be for you to transition into hearing aids. Studies have also shown that early adoption can help prevent your hearing loss from getting worse.
A: We will fit you with the right devices for your hearing loss. Depending on your hearing evaluation, you may need one hearing aid or you may need two. You may experience balance issues if hearing loss is present in both ears but only treated in one.
A: The price of a hearing aid can change depending on the type of hearing loss, the technology featured, the style of hearing aid, and other factors. At AHS, we can help you find the perfect hearing aid that will treat your hearing loss and fit into your budget.
Your hearing should improve in quiet environments.
Your hearing should improve in environments with moderate background noise.
You will not hear as well in environments with background noise compared to quiet environments.
Hearing aids do not eliminate background noise.
Soft speech should be audible, average speech should be comfortable, and loud speech should not be uncomfortable.
Your ear molds should not hurt.
Your voice should be “acceptable” to you.
There should be no feedback when the hearing aids are properly seated in your ears.
You should be able to listen with less effort.
Your hearing aids require time to get used to. The performance will improve as you become accustomed to amplifications.
Your hearing aids will not restore your hearing capabilities to “normal” or pre-existing levels.
You may be aware of soft sounds that were previously not audible. Examples include: footsteps, refrigerator, noise, etc.