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Questions for your Audiologist
DeafHear’s Hearing Aid Service

About DeafHear’s Hearing Aid ServiceIf you have decided to book an appointment to have your hearing assessed, the following list of questions should be helpful to you. Our audiologists will be happy to answer any questions you may have about your hearing difficulties and about hearing aids.

 

Questions about Your Hearing Loss

  • Do I have a hearing loss, and if so, what is the cause?

  • Can it be treated medically or surgically?

  • Do I need to be referred to ENT for further medial investigation?

  • What are the results of my hearing tests? What are my hearing abilities?

  • What frequencies have been affected and how does this impact on my ability to hear in various situations?

  • Can I prevent further hearing loss or do anything to help myself hear better?

Questions about Hearing Aids

  • How might hearing aids actually improve my hearing abilities?

  • Which hearing aid technology and style is best for my hearing?

  • Which features are necessary for my lifestyle and what are the benefits for me?

  • How do hearing aids manage noisy environments?

  • Do I need any added extras such as assistive listening devices, a remote control or Bluetooth streamers?

  • How do I learn to use hearing aids?

  • How can I maintain hearing aids clean and free of wax?

  • Do I need one or two hearing aids?

Questions about Hearing Aid Costs, Warranties and Return Policies

  • How much are hearing aids?

  • What are the extra costs after purchasing hearing aids, such as batteries?

  • What is the return or trial period on the hearing aids?

  • Do you provide a written contract?

  • Is there a warranty and where does it come from?

  • Should hearing aids be insured, and how can this be arranged?

  • What’s the average lifespan of digital hearing instruments?

  • What happens if my hearing instrument stop working and who will repair it?

Questions to Ask About Hearing Rehabilitation

  • What will be my hearing rehabilitation and how will you help me with this?

  • How long will it take me to adjust to my new hearing aids?

  • Can I come back for minor alterations and guidance along the way and is this included in the cost?

  • How often should I visit my audiologist for updates and servicing?

  • What happens if my hearing loss changes or deteriorates?