Better Hearing Blog
The most common listening situation that patients with hearing loss have in common are loud and noisy restaurants. Imagine you go out with friends or family for a nice meal and all you hear is noise! This situation is not only frustrating but causes many individuals to stop going to restaurants altogether. Here are some tips and tricks for managing noise in a loud restaurant.
Every hearing aid manufacturer has a recommended fitting guideline based on hearing loss, but it is only a starting point. One of the many processes we have in place to ensure our patients’ success with their investment in better hearing is called Live Speech Mapping. Live Speech Mapping is a fitting and verification method we use to ensure your hearing aids are programmed AND personalized to meet your unique hearing loss and individual needs.
Many people are aware that their hearing has deteriorated but are reluctant to seek help. Perhaps they don’t want to acknowledge the problem, are embarrassed by what they see as a weakness, or believe that they can “get by” without using a hearing aid. And, unfortunately, too many people wait years, even decades, to address the effects of hearing loss before getting treatment.