HOW DO I KNOW IF I NEED A HEARING AID?
Everyone over age 50 should have a baseline hearing screening, which uses sounds, tones, and speech to test your hearing. Your results, which are plotted on an audiogram, will indicate whether or not you are a candidate for hearing aids.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT WHEN I GET MY HEARING TESTED?
Your Beltone Hearing Care Professional will first ask you about your lifestyle and hearing needs. You will then be given a comprehensive hearing screening, a video ear exam, and a word discrimination test.
CAN I TRY A HEARING AID BEFORE I BUY?
Yes! Beltone offers you the opportunity to “test drive” a hearing aid to experience what it sounds like in a variety of listening situations before you leave the office.
HOW MUCH DO HEARING INSTRUMENTS COST?
The price of hearing instruments varies depending on the style and technology selected.
WHAT IS DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY?
Digital hearing aids allow for advanced noise reduction features that distinguish between speech and non-speech signals, and automatically decrease the loudness of those non-speech signals if needed. This means the user does not have to constantly adjust volume controls in order to hear speech adequately in different environments.
WHAT IS “OPEN FIT” TECHNOLOGY?
Open fit hearing aids are designed for cosmetic appeal, comfortable fit, and natural sound quality. They do not give the wearer a “plugged up” sensation or distort your own voice.