Need for Hearing Aids
Need for hearing aids are decided based on hearing testing. During hearing testing detailed case history is taken to determine how much your difficulty is impacting your daily life communication.
Results of hearing testing will give Audiologist, an idea about what sounds he/she might be listening/missing in daily life routine.
If hearing testing results shows problem in outer or middle ear, you should be referred to ENT specialist.
But, if your hearing testing shows permanent inner ear or nerve hearing loss, then use of hearing aids will be advised.
Then type, technology of hearing aids available will be explained. Audiologist will help you to choose hearing aid which is suitable for your hearing loss & lifestyle within your budget.