Based on the hearing status report obtained after a hearing evaluation, appropriate hearing aids can be selected according to your communication needs. After the selection of hearing aids, an Audiologist will schedule a hearing aid fitting to ensure that the hearing aid is tailored to your specific needs. The audiologist will explain to you how to care for your device and give you tips on maintaining them for a long lasting life. The particular unit also deals with repair and tuning of hearing aids and anybody can approach the Audiologist without hesitation to ensure that your hearing aid is working fine.
In order to understand which hearing aid suits the best, it is essential that one must know the various types of hearing aids available with us. Hearing aids come in various sizes and models. However, they are basically classified into the following as shown in the picture below given below:
We do have an in-house ear mould lab for making custom moulds and to procure customized hearing aid impression. A preliminary investigation to check for the hearing aids working status will be done at the institute and sent to the respective service centre for further actions.
It is extremely important that the hearing aid that is being prescribed suits the individual’s communication needs. Hence, at our department we ensure that we follow the pathway given below for the hearing aid fitting.