What You Need To Know When Buying A Hearing Aid

Posted on May 26, 2011. Filed under: 1, Hearing Aid Reviews, hearing education, hearing educatoin, hearing health | Tags: , , , , |

Below are recommendations by the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) for new users of hearing aids. ASHA covers the process of not only purchasing a hearing aid, but also the steps required for you to obtain the right equipment.

It is important to make sure the hearing aids chosen are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Although there is an option to purchase these aids online, it is very important to first receive a hearing test from an audiologist, to measure the level of hearing loss you suffer from. In order to receive all the benefits your hearing aid provides, you will also be instructed on its correct usage.

When visiting a certified audiologist, they will provide you, not only with a hearing health evaluation but also with the right hearing aid for your hearing level. When it comes to the price, ASHA explains, a hearing aid is based on “…the style, electronic features, and related needs for professional consultation and rehabilitation services. Hearing aid costs typically increase with more complex and sophisticated circuitry and smaller size.”

If you would like to learn more about the different hearing aids that can help you improve your hearing, do not hesitate to contact your local Miami Hearing Center.


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