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The hearing aid manufacturer is not nearly as important as the professional you choose. Of the many brands of hearing devices available, many can and will work well, assuming they are programmed properly using standard verification methods. I would recommend focusing on finding an excellent Doctor of Audiology and the everything else should fall into place.
Without consulting in person by examining your test results, discussing your preferences or seeing your ear canal, the most likely answer to your question is yes. Behind-the-ear hearing aids have more power because of the amplifier size but because the microphones are separated farther from the receiver/output, you can likely achieve higher gain without as much risk of feedback. In addition, with the components behind your ear there may be more room for additional accessories such as Blue-tooth antenna, etc...Behind the ear technology often has... Read more
17 July 2017 - 610 Views
While there are numerous options for re-chargeable behind-the-ear hearing aids today, there is one option to consider if you are looking for a discreet in-the-canal solution. Eargo Plus is a hearing aid sold through its website. It is designed for people who have mild-to-moderate high frequency hearing loss and includes full support from a team of licensed hearing professionals who provide guidance by phone or video conference. If you have a hearing test, you can scan and email it for review.Eargo Plus comes with a small charging pod that charges... Read more
07 June 2017 - 933 Views
If you look at the inside of the aid (if the shell is clear) you can see all the wiring & components. If the faceplate were also to be transparent it would probably look quite unsightly.I often have patients choose a different shell colour ie white for the right for easy identification but if a mini canal device with twin mics is fitted it can cover a wide range of losses & is very discrete, although I would say CRT aids still account for the vast majority of the devices ordered from my organisation. The receiver wires can be matched to nine... Read more