A tiny ear mould is also placed inside the ear; it receives the sound, from the unit, through a discreet tube. Behind the Ear Hearing Aids are appropriate for any type of hearing loss. Whether your condition is mild or acute, child or adult, there is a BTE suitable for you.
The one driving factor behind using disposable Hearing Aids is the cost. While it may cost you well over $4,000 for a set of digital Starkey Hearing Aids, you can get about 20 sets of disposable ones for the same price. With a standard warranty of only about 3 years on the more expensive ones, the price is not even close.
It will make your body constantely stressed, and you can never get away from the screeching. Taking certain medication can easily cause the screeching to go upscale – or what I call going ballistic – or off the map. This is something you do not want and there is no known cure.
It’s comfortable, is constructed with the newest digital technology, is easy to manage even with its small size, and is rechargeable which was a HUGE factor in the decision making process for us. We stand to save about $2,500 on batteries along this year!
Some people encounter feedback in their aids. That annoying whistling sound. This is cause either by a poor fitting hearing aid or a faulty placed mic. The former can be solved by cutting a piece of medical tape in half the long ways and wrapping it around the tip of the canal until the fit is snug. The latter can be solved by gently tapping the aid on a table until the whistling stops.
Hearing loss and noise exposure are the most common types. Nearly everyone has experienced a brief onset of tinnitus after a very loud noise. Those who are repeatedly exposed to loud noise risk getting the permanently. This includes loud ear buds and headphones.
The experts say instead of the ear piece in the ear use ear phones. The ones that fit over the ear are a better fit – the sound is better diversified in your ear drum.
There was a time that deaf people had to cup their hand behind the ear to hear what the other person was saying. The ear trumpet soon followed that until hearing aids were invented. The only problem with that was it was too big and this was usually worn on the chest or body. Fortunately, technology has made it smaller so no one will even notice that you are wearing it until they are up close.