What to Expect from Your Hearing Aid

Motivation along with reasonable and realistic expectations are the primary keys to the successful use of amplification. Motivation to hear well will provoke you to see an audiologist and discuss amplification options. Hearing aids are highly sophisticated instruments that are intended to help assist with communication for the person with hearing loss. Having a good understanding of hearing aid benefits, as well as hearing aid limitations, will help with a successful fitting of amplification. The following facts are a guide to help you understand what to expect with amplification. Further details regarding your specific hearing loss and hearing aids can be discussed with your audiologist.

Expectations Before Hearing Aids are Considered

Expectations During the Hearing Aid Evaluation

Expectations at the Initial Fitting

Mechanical Limitations and Maintenance

Communication with Hearing Aids