FAQ

Questions and Answers About Hearing Aids and Hearing Loss

Helpful FAQs

We hope you find these frequently asked questions and answers helpful. Contact Advantage Hearing Center with any further questions you may have or to schedule a FREE consultation.

Types of Hearing Aids

There are different styles of hearing aids. The degree of your hearing loss, power and options required, manual dexterity, cost factors, and cosmetic concerns are some of the factors that will determine the style right for you.
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What Is Digital Technology?

When a hearing aid is termed digital, it usually means the hearing aid uses 100% digital processing. In other words, the hearing aid is a complete computer.

Type and Degree of Hearing Loss

Results of your audiometric evaluation are plotted on a chart called an audiogram. Loudness is plotted from top to bottom. Frequency, from low to high, is plotted from left to right.
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How Do I Know if I Have Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss is a part of the natural aging process. Hearing challenges can be present based upon your hearing health history, including exposure to loud noise, certain medications, infections, head or ear trauma, congenital (birth or prenatal) or hereditary factors and a number of other causes.
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Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs)

ALDs can increase the loudness of what you are trying to hear such as a radio, a television, or a public speaker without increasing the loudness of the background noises.

Candidates for ALDs

People with all degrees and types of hearing losses can benefit from assistive listening devices, including people with normal hearing.
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