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What do hearing aids sound like?

Tom goyne aud

Thomas Goyne, AuD

Doctor of Audiology in Wayne

04 May 2016 - 1673 Views

For first-time users, hearing aids will often sound “tinny” or “amplified” or even seemingly too loud for the first few days of use. This is because for most first-time users, their brains have forgotten what it is like to hear normally, which is part of a process that is often referred to as auditory deprivation. However, after regular use of the hearing aids, if the aids are properly fit and programmed, the user will eventually adapt to the experience of closer-to-normal hearing and will no longer notice a “tinny” quality.After a 7 to 14 period of... Read more