Hearing Aid Dispensing and Fitting

Getting your hearing aids should be an exciting moment. Get ready to start having new sound experiences but be aware that if this is your first time wearing hearing aids, it might take few days for you to get used to the new sounds around you.

During the Fitting session,the Hearing Professional will set up the hearing aids for your hearing loss and will guide you throughout the whole process with care until you get familiar with the hearing aids.

During this visit, that last about 45 minutes to an hour for new users, the Audiologist will show you:

  • How to insert the hearing aids properly
  • How to keep them clean
  • How to charge them if they have rechargeable batteries
  • How to replace the battery (non-rechargeable)
  • How to distinguish left and right
  • How to use Apps or cellphone with the hearing aids.
  • Another appointment for follow up and fine-tuning will be booked in a week or two.
  • How to solve minor issues that you might have due to wax or moisture on the hearing aids.

During the trial period, the Audiologist will see you for at least two appointments more. During these visits we make sure everything is going well, that you are wearing them at least 4 to 5 hours a day or more, and the most important part, small adjustments can be done at these times, customizing the hearing aids settings to your unique needs, to get the most benefits from the hearing aids.

It is important if possible, to bring a companion to the fitting appointment, because it is important to be comfortable with a familiar voice. Also, remember that a positive attitude is the key for success in this process. Positive thinking makes easier to get adapted to the hearing aids faster.

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