People suffer from various disorders which makes normal routine difficult. And hearing loss is one such problem which makes the person deaf. The deafness creates trouble for the person as he is not able to hear properly making him feel incapable in the society. But thanks to the advancement in science, now the person suffering form hearing loss can use the hearing aids and can hear properly in all the conditions. But the question remains how to decide, which hearing aid is most appropriate? And to decide on that you need to consider certain aspects before buying any.
Usually there are two three types of devices available in the market which are 'Behind The Ear', 'In The Canal' and 'Completely In The Canal'. Behind the ear device is the most visible as it is worn with some part inside, while rest of the device is outside. But 'In The Canal' and 'Completely In The Canal' devices are worn completely inside the ear, so the other person can not see it properly. But you should not go and buy any one that you think is fit for you. Different devices are built for different purposes.
Some hearing aids are built for the mild hearing loss, while some are built for the severe hearing loss. So the best option would be to first get diagnosed and then get the most suitable device on his suggestion.
Other than density of hearing loss, there are other factors which play an important role while making a decision to buy a hearing aid. They are the lifestyle, comfort level, management considerations and many others. When we discuss lifestyle of person, things to be considered are if the person is using the device for home environment or if he is working in some crowded place.
Similarly, it is very important for a person to feel comfortable after wearing it. In the beginning many people get irritated with the device as they feel a little irritated with something to be worn in the ear. So, one need to select the device which he is able to wear for a long time and does not take it off after sometime.
The different types of automation and controls defines the operability of the hearing aids, so be sure if you need automatics controls in your device or manual controls will work for you. And the most important consideration is price. Price is a factor, which determines if the device could be finally bought or not. And while getting the device, always look for warranty of the product.
So whatever hearing aids you buy, consult your audiologist first for his valuable advice and buy the one which suits you and your pocket and help you in the long run.
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