1. The Futuristic Digital Hearing Aid As we baby boomers continue to grow older, more and more of are affected by hearing loss. This need by a group of people who have been far more likely to accept new technologies has helped to launch some great products including ever more sophisticated digital hearing aids. These are a completely different hearing instrument than your grandparents wore. They can not only be more comfortable physically, but also quantumly much more efficient and effective.Many people find these new hearing aids so comfortable that they forget theyre wearing them. Inaddition, computerized fitting protocols have gotten so sophisticated that it is easy in most cases to fitpeople more completely than ever before. Fitting software is so complex that many people who mightnot be fit with hearing aids before may be now. The sizes available vary greatly; your hearing aid may bealmost unnoticeable by you. This is one of my goals in treatment. An audiologist can help you sortthrough the large number of options now available, based upon your needs. Remember: prices andconfiguration can vary, so it is important to work with someone who will explain your options throughly.A digital hearing aid may change your life for the better. You should be able to participate inconversations again and can stay connected to the important people in your life, either at home or atwork. The right hearing aid can give you your life back to you and allow you to enjoy it the way you usedto.