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What can cause a hearing aid, such as the Phonak Virto v90, to raise and lower volume randomly while watching TV?

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Christopher S. Frink, MS

Audiologist in Salem

02 August 2016 - 1654 Views

Most new hearing aid technology now features automatic analysis of your listening environment to react to background noise and take measures when this occurs in order to optimize speech intelligibility for you.  As an example, when you go from a quiet room to a restaurant, the hearing aids may react by initiating its directional microphones to limit the direction you hear sounds so you can focus on the conversation in front of you and not hear the conversation behind you.  These systems can become quite complex as you get to higher level technology,... Read more