What to consider when fitting a hearing aid

1. Audiological factors

Depending on the type and extent of hearing loss, the choice of which line and power the hearing aid should be used, especially the acoustic characteristics of the selected hearing aid should be sufficient to compensate the user for hearing loss. This is the most critical factor in choosing a hearing aid. You should go to a formal hearing rehabilitation institution to consult a professional audiologist.


2. Non-auditory factors

From the appearance, it depends on the size of the hearing aid, the shape and color of the shell, the degree of concealment when wearing, etc., whether it meets personal needs.

In terms of personal operational ability, people who are inflexible and who have poor eyesight should consider the ability to pick up hearing aids and adjust small buttons to choose a hearing aid that is easier to operate. From the characteristics of the individual ear canal, people with too narrow ear canal are generally not suitable for the choice of in-ear hearing aids. If you need a large vent Some, for a more comfortable fit, you can choose a behind-the-ear hearing aid and add a vent to the ear mold. In addition, expansion of other functions can be considered: such as increasing the inductance coil function, whether there is an interface compatible with the audio input device, and the like.

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