Hearing Aids

Buying a hearing aid on the internet or through the mail is risky.
Hearing Resource Center of San Mateo

You are not just “buying” a hearing aid – you are getting professional health care and rehabilitation. A hearing aid is a medical device that is part of a comprehensive treatment plan for persons suffering from hearing loss. Beware of “discounted” personal sound amplifiers (PSAP’s) and sound enhancers, like those shown in the Sunday paper and on TV. These devices are not hearing aids; meaning… Read More

Categories: Hearing Aids
Audiology Health Care and Digital Hearing Aids
Hearing Resource Center of San Mateo

Your hearing aids are fully digital hearing aids. They are hooked up to a computer and programmed specifically for you. The program will often consist of more than 24 independent and interactive prescription settings across the wide ranges of pitches and loudness levels for speech, to specifically fit your hearing loss. The prescriptions are not like prescriptions for glasses. Glasses correct vision, but hearing aids… Read More

Categories: Hearing Aids
Adjusting to Your Hearing Aids
Hearing Resource Center of San Mateo

As soon as you start wearing hearing aids your brain will begin the process of “re-learning” how to hear. Although some people some people adjust immediately, for most it usually takes practice and time to become a skillful and successful hearing aid listener. For example, it will take time before you become accustomed to certain sounds. Since all of these sounds are new, your brain… Read More

Categories: Hearing Aids