Types of Hearing loss:
Conductive Hearing loss:- It occurs when there is problen in conducting sound waves anywhere in Outer ear, Tympanic membrane (Ear drum) or Middale ear ossicles, Eustachian tube.
Sensorineural hearing loss:-This type of loss seen due to inner ear damage, or if there is a problem in nerve pathways from the inner ear to the brain, this is most commonly seen in gediatric populations. Most of the time medicine or surgery can not fix sensorineural hearing loss.
Mixed hearing loss:- it is a combination of conductive and sensorineural hearing loss.
Behind The Ear (BTE)
Snugly fits at the ear level
Easy to wear
Customer’s first choice
Available in two types – Computerised and Non-computerised
CIC (Completely In The Canal)
CIC micro technology allows this type of hearing aid to be worn deep inside the ear canal. They are almost invisible when worn. However, not everyone can wear a CIC.Consult your hearing health care professional to determine if this type of hearing aid is suitable for you.
ITC (In The Canal) :
ITC hearing aids are custom made to fit the size and shape of your ear canal. ITC aids offer variety of amplification solution that would have previously required a larger instrument.
What to expect from hearing aids/Realistic expectation from hearing aids:-
Successfull hearing aid use requires adjustment periods from 5 weeks to six monthes.
Do not compare hearing aid users with normal hearing.
Do not compare a hearing aid users with another hearing aid user.
Keep posetive attitude and enjoy the sounds you have been missing earlier days without hearing aids.
Be patient with hearing aid give time to your brain to relearn how to hear again with artificial device.
Keep using your hearing aids every day as suggested by Qualified Audiologist.
Do not buy hearing aid from open market/online/ Non Qualified Person.