Ask your audiologist about useful accessories
. Additional devices are available that can further enhance speech comprehension while watching TV, making phone calls, or in larger groups of people. The technology and performance vary between hearing aids, depending on the manufacturer, model, and price. As a rule of thumb, the more specific the information you give your audiologist about your everyday hearing needs, the more effectively they can advise you on choosing the right hearing aid accessories.
Hearing aids do far more than merely amplify the volume of sound
. They automatically detect various listening situations and adapt accordingly. This means that customers are once again able to enjoy evenings with friends and family.
Many modern hearing aids are equipped with Bluetooth technology. This allows them to transfer signals from cellphones or audio devices directly to the hearing aid, and in turn, into the ear. The advantage of this is that you will be able to hear clearly on the phone, and enjoy music without distortion from your surroundings.
With additional hearing systems, the use of hearing aids can be expanded even further. During speeches and performances, at the movies or the theater, sound signals can be transmitted directly to the hearing aid. This is the most effective way to eliminate disruptive background noises that always occur when there are a lot of people around. Modern hearing aids are long lasting and reliable. Experience has shown that hearing aids allow clients with hearing loss to hear and understand speech significantly better.