Finding a good hearing care professional is an important first step in managing hearing loss, but who are hearing care professionals and what do they do? Hearing care professionals are specially and uniquely trained in the treatment of hearing and balance. Regardless of which type of hearing care professional you see, he or she can match you with the hearing aids that are appropriate for your hearing loss, and provide support to help you get the most from their use.
There’s an easy and painless way to figure out what is
going on with your hearing and how you can improve it - by visiting a hearing care professional and taking a test. Before the test begins, you will discuss the types of hearing situations that have become difficult for you. Then the hearing care professional will look into your ear to make sure there are no obstructions.
A hearing care professional gives you personalized hearing care, including:
- testing for hearing loss
- assisting you with selecting hearing aids
- fitting hearing aids to your unique requirements
- guiding you with all matters of hearing aid maintenance and support