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  1. 1. MYTH: Hearing aids will cure hearing loss or restore a hearing impaired individuals hearing to normal.hearing aid
  2. 2. Fact: No assistive hearing device will ever permit a reading reducedperson to have standard listening to An assistive hearing aid justare not able to supply just what the ear as well as intricatefunctioning of anxiety can What it really can do is boost seems toensure individuals using them can be helped by and get a widevariety of listening circumstances Experiencing greater helps one torespond correctly as a result enhancing connection skills MYTH:Hearing aids will resolve all of a hearing impaired individualscommunication difficulties TRUTH: This is impossible, althoughhearing aids go a long way in helping a hearing impaired individualwith their communication skills
  3. 3. Hearing aid wearers often still have problems followingconversations when background noise is present or in noisy publicsettings, thus inhibiting their ability to communicate effectively inthose situations Fable: Assistive hearing aid devices will ruin leftover reading TRUTH: Since hearing aids are prescribed accordingto an individual wearers specific hearing loss, it would be a rareoccurrence for a hearing aid to cause further damage to a personshearing There are several things a hearing impaired individual cando to further reduce the possibility of damage caused by hearing aids They must be well maintained, worn correctly and well fittedMYTH: Smaller hearing aids have better technology
  4. 4. Fact: Equally bigger hearing aids and smaller sized versions areequipped with cutting edge technologies Two of the most frequentkinds of assistive hearing aid devices are behind the ear (BTE) andfully within the channel (CIC) assistive hearing aid devices Whetherthoughts is broken capable of don an assistive hearing device whichis almost invisible with a casual observer, is dependent upon thetype of reading disability theyve The assistive hearing aid devicethats best suited for just one persons a higher level impairment ortuning in needs, might not exactly essentially be best suited to adifferent particular person MYTH: Hearing aids are not absolutelynecessary for relatively minor hearing losses
  5. 5. TRUTH: It is not advisable to put off obtaining hearing aids untilhearing loss becomes a bigger problem Over time the risk ofpermanent sound distortion increases In this case, even whenhearing aids amplify the volume of the spoken word it can still soundgarbled MYTH: Assistive hearing aid devices will not be successfulfor some types of experiencing losses TRUTH: Generations agopeople with certain types of hearing losses, such as high frequency,were told there was little or no help out there for them
  6. 6. With advances in hearing aid technology this is no longer trueHearing aids are now effective for at least 95 % of hearing impairedindividuals MYTH: Babies cant be fitted with hearing aids Fact:Actually infants as early as a month outdated might be fixed withassistive hearing aid devices With the rise in listening to checks forat an increased risk newborns, listening to problems hearing aid arefound previous then at any time and the world of assistive hearingaid study and technology is performing its advisable to keep tempo
  7. 7. MYTH: It doesnt matter where hearing aids are purchased TRUTH:While buying hearing aids through mail order or off the internet maybe less expensive, it is not necessarily advisable By purchasingthrough these venues, a hearing aid consumer may be giving up thequality of care they will get by working with an audiologist Thisincludes things such as a qualified hearing evaluation, professionalrecommendations as to the most appropriate type of hearing aid,expert instruction regarding proper hearing aid usage, follow up care,etc
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