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Best Hearing Aids to Combat the Effects of Tinnitus

Just like any technology, there are many different hearing aid manufacturers out there. It is reassuring to know that Helix Hearing and Helix Hearing are independently owned and operated clinics. This means that we are not obligated to prescribe any specific hearing aid manufacturer or nor do we have sales commission. We have access to any hearing aid manufacturer on the market and are able to recommend the best suited device to our patients hearing and communication needs.  Hearing technology is rapidly advancing, and our audiologists remain up to date with the newest hearing technologies...

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Hearing aids: Why it is important to calibrate with a professional rather than buy online.

There are a lot of factors that are considered when fitting a hearing aid. Things like the degree and type of hearing loss, lifestyle factors and physical shape and size of the ears all play a role in what type of hearing aid is best for you and how the hearing aid should be programmed/configured. Imagine how well it would turn out if you purchased glasses without knowing your exact prescription. The same applies when having hearing aids fitted. They must be fitted properly to ensure they will work best for you. Audiologists are university trained to program and fit hearing aids by selecting...

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Learn What is a Hearing aid and How it works

What is a Hearing aid? A hearing aid is an electronic device that is worn by an individual with a hearing loss so that they are able to listen and communicate in day-to-day activities. Hearing aids come in a wide range of styles and technology levels and there are numerous hearing aid brands. How does a hearing aid work? A hearing aid consists of 3 components: a microphone, an amplifier and a speaker. The microphone picks up nearby external sounds and converts it into a digital signal. The amplifier then increases the strength of this signal. Sounds are then transmitted to the ear...

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Hearing Aids 

Hearing aids come in a variety of styles, brands and technology levels. Factors such as ear canal shape and size, degree of hearing loss, aesthetic preference, communication needs and payment options, are important factors to consider before recommending a hearing aid. HEARING AID STYLES: There are many styles of hearing aids. Custom hearing aids are custom made to fit a person’s ear and only their ears. An impression of the ear must be taken to make these styles of hearing aids. Custom ear moulds can also be made for behind the ear and receiver in the canal style hearing aids....

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