Facts On Hearing Aids
Are you aware of Hearing Aids? The causes of hearing loss may be many. However often in most cases this is a gradual process. Most people therefore miss noticing about their loss of hearing. Thus the problem gets unnoticed and untreated. With lack of any treatment the problem gets worse. In such cases Hearing Aid come to our rescue. We at Bengal Speech and Hearing being a leading Hearing Aid Clinic Kolkata treat hearing loss and deal in hearing aid devices. Through this blog, we will give you some basic information about the basics of Hearing Aid. Let us first begin by trying to understand what they are.
Hearing aids are devices which make sounds louder. There are various types of hearing aids. However all of them have the basic mechanism of a microphone to pick up the sound, an amplifier to amplify the sound and a speaker to deliver the sound in your ear.
How to choose the right Hearing Aid for yourself?
If you realize that you are suffering from hearing loss, then it is best that you visit a reliable audiologist. The Audiologist will determine the extent of the hearing loss by means of various tests and if required would help you determine what type of hearing aid will work best for you depending on the type and extent of your hearing loss. He or she will also guide you how to derive the maximum benefit of the hearing aid picked up by you. The hearing aid should be fitted by someone who is trained in the field. An Audiologist or a licensed hearing provider ensures that the hearing aid picked up by you fits and works best for you based on your hearing condition.
Types of Hearing Aids:
As mentioned earlier the types of the hearing aids may be many, but the basic mechanism remains the same in all. There may be Hearing Aids which are Behind the Ear (BTE). Some are In the Ear (ITE), others are In the Canal (ITC) and some Completely In the Canal (CIC). The Digital Hearing Aids are much in use over Analog ones. The reason for this being that they have a microprocessor which helps to amplify sound more accurately against its analog counter parts. Certain Hearing aids offer Noise Reduction feature, while there may be others which have a volume Control. These cost more, but investing in them is worth it since environmental changes required control in volume at different places. Some Hearing Aids may have directional microphones which help to stay focused on hearing speech, when you are in noisy places. So when it comes to choosing hearing aid, the types are many. Amidst such a high variety it is not possible to choose for you unless you take the help of an expert. Thus it is always recommended to take the help of your audiologist in this case.
We at Bengal Speech and Hearing being into hearing loss treatment also deal in Hearing Aids. With our experts you would be able to select the right one, best for you.