We each come to hearing aids by a different path.
There could be a number of reasons for the occurrence of hearing loss – it could be an outcome of heavy medication; it may even occur due to an illness or an accident; or it may exist in children from birth. However most often, people have to face hearing loss when they are frequently exposed to loud noise – this could happen to factory workers working under constantly noisy conditions for years or even to pilots, who do not use ear covers. Constant loud noise damages the eardrums causing partial or complete hear loss.
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Gone are the days when a hearing aid was the size of a cigarette pack, with wires dangling all over the place and tangling with everything you wore. Today’s hearing aids are compact and convenient, and come in a wide variety of styles, types and even colors. Covers behind the ear, receiver in canal, in the ear, in the canal and completely in the canal aids.
As with everything else electronic, the technology of hearing aids continues to improve and change. Although some people still use analog hearing aids, most users today choose to purchase digital ones; both types have both critics and fans.
For someone with hearing loss, a hearing aid can be a miracle. Even though a hearing aid can’t restore someone’s hearing, it can open the door to the world once more. To hear your child laugh again, to be able to talk on the phone to the ones you love, or just to appreciate the world around you—we take all of these things for granted until we lose them and then suddenly get them back.
So what is this little miracle that restores hearing?