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How High-Tech Hearing Aids Can Help You Deal with Hearing Loss

High tech hearing aids and dealing with hearing loss

Perhaps you’ve been putting off dealing with your hearing loss because you never liked the idea of using hearing aids.

Hearing aid technology, however, has come a long way in just a few years. The high-tech hearing aids available in Calgary from Soundwave Hearing Care offer five solid reasons for finally addressing your hearing loss:

1. They are more comfortable than ever

Today’s hearing aids are designed to be small, light, and extremely comfortable to wear. They are often coated in materials which make them hypoallergenic and which allow them to stay clean and dry no matter what you are doing. Uncomfortable feedback is also quickly becoming a thing of the past.

2. They are sleek and discrete

Technological advancements have allowed for the creation of hearing aids that are smaller and more discrete than ever. Hearing aids have also become increasingly slicker and more aesthetically appealing, with smooth contours and attractive designs.

3. They can enhance speech

Understanding speech is all about being able to distinguish between the most subtle differences in sounds, such as whether someone is making a “B” or a “D” sound. Hearing aids are now very good at capturing these minor differences, helping you to stay in the loop during conversations.

4. They’ve gone digital

In a world where just about every device has wireless connection capabilities, you better believe that hearing aids can now connect wirelessly as well. What this means is that, with a digital hearing aid, you’ll be able to stream sound directly from other electronic devices, such as your laptop or smartphone.

5. They can help you localize sound

Being able to localize sound is crucial for picking up auditory cues, such as figuring out who is speaking, where an announcement is coming from, and where a ringing telephone is. It is also beneficial for safety reasons. When you are trying to cross a street you should not only be looking for traffic, but listening for it too.

Improve Your Quality of Life with Hearing Aids in Calgary

Hearing loss, even if it’s mild, can have a negative impact on many aspects of your life. It’s time to finally deal with your hearing loss and contact the audiologists at Soundwave Hearing Care for more information on how today’s high-tech hearing aids can improve your quality of life.

All the blogs are reviewed and edited by our clinic's lead audiologist, Dr. Anne Wooliams. Dr. Woolliams is an experienced audiologist specialized in pediatric audiology, auditory processing, and tinnitus/sound sensitivity therapy. She is dedicated to providing top-notch hearing care and helping her clients improve their language and communication abilities. Dr. Woolliams' expertise in literature and linguistics, combined with her passion for helping people improve their language and communication, make her an incredibly valuable asset in the field of audiology. Learn more about Dr. Woolliams.