UNLIKE VOLUME AMPLIFIERS,
HEARING AIDS ARE MEDICAL DEVICES
THAT ADAPT TO YOUR INDIVIDUAL NEEDS.
Selection of candidates: Based on the medical interview and hearing tests results, the audiologist determines which patients are considered good candidates for aural rehabilitation using hearing aids.
Selection of the hearing aid: It is essential to choose the proper hearing aid for each person according to his or her individual needs. On the one hand, auditory factors must be taken into account, namely: the type and degree of hearing loss, phoneme discrimination rate, and hearing aid technology. On the other hand, non-auditory factors come into play, for instance: age, manual dexterity, aesthetic, and level of socio-occupational activity, among others.