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What Will You Learn at Your Hearing Aid Fitting

older patient with hearing loss having a hearing aid fitted to left ear

If you have an appointment with a hearing health professional for a hearing aid fitting, you may be wondering what you should expect from the meeting. It is always a good idea to take someone else with you to make a note of everything that has been said during this meeting, as it will be very informative. If you cannot do this, you can always take a pen and some paper with you so that you can write down everything that the professional has to say. 

After all, the last thing you want is to miss something vital that you may need later down the line. Of course, if this does happen, you can always call up the hearing health professional for further help and guidance. So, do not worry if you get home and find that you have a question. However, taking a friend and notebook with you can make a massive difference.

How to use your device

One of the first things that you are going to learn during your hearing aid fitting is how to use your hearing aid. Your hearing health professional will show you how to wear the hearing device properly. They will make sure that it is programmed to suit your ears before you leave the appointment. Nevertheless, they will show you how to use the hearing aid so that you can make any changes should you need to do so. Therefore, if you find that your hearing needs change as time goes on, you will be able to make any changes that you feel are suitable and appropriate. After all, it is not uncommon for our hearing requirements to change as time goes on.

How to care for your hearing aids

Furthermore, you will also learn about how to look after your hearing device properly. This includes how to clean your device and also how to store it effectively as well. A lot of people do not realize that their device will last a lot longer if they follow some very easy and simple steps. Your hearing health professional will take you through all of this so that you can make sure that you get as much use as possible from your hearing device. Again, do not be afraid to ask any questions that you may have at this point.

When it comes to your hearing health, seeing a hearing health professional makes a lot of sense. A lot of people assume that a hearing aid fitting is a very short appointment, and they will simply get a device fitted to their ear. However, a hearing aid fitting can often take between one hour and one hour and a half. This is because the hearing health professional is going to show you everything that you need to know about your device and how to use it correctly. They also give you the opportunity to ask any of the questions you may have, so do not feel afraid to ask.

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If you need help with your hearing loss, or you're interested in a professional hearing aid fitting, give Hearing Wellness Centre a call at (844) 663-9433!