Monday, October 19, 2015

Amplify Your Ability to Perceive Sound with Hearing Aids

Hearing Aids
Listening to melodious music & sounds of nature is a wonderful feeling. But as we, grow older our health starts deteriorating and with it the power of our sense organs also diminishes. We, started experiencing issues with our listening power and our ears don't filter the sounds properly. To cope up with these issues regarding the perception of sound, today we can take help of “Hearing Aids”. These instruments are now manufactured by several companies, the all you need is just to find out right instrument for yourself. In this your audiologist will help you, by analyzing the problem with your ears.

Before going for any such help of instruments you need to keep in mind several things like:
  • Go for the aid that improve your perception of sound.
  • Look for the generic brands.
  • Examine closely what is included in the cost.
  • Watch out your medical insurance, to find if they pays for these instruments.
  • Choose the assistance that helps you the best.
  • If you are unemployed, you can take support from vocational rehabilitation.
  • Know each and everything about the assistance you are going to purchase.

Reasons behind the high-cost of such instruments:

There are several reasons, that affects the cost of such products. Now I will discuss some specific factors which leads to the high-cost, the given list is not all-inclusive. Factors on which the prices of the assistance depends are:
  • Technology used during the time of manufacturing.
  • Durability of the product.
  • How it fits into your ears.
  • Manufacturing and professional cost.
  • Longevity of the instrument.
  • Marketing and Sales costs.
  • Customization.
  • Warranty of the products.
  • Export and Import prices.
  • Taxes.

Types of Hearing Aids


There are several types of hearing aids available in the market like programmable and non-programmable. Programmable assistance are designed to suit the individual's audiogram. It offers different programs for different situations like noisy areas, concerts, offices etc. The manufacturers provide programmable and non-programmable devices like:
  • In the canal (ITC's)
  • In the ear (ITE's)
  • Behind the ear (BTE's)
  • Completely in the canal (CIC's)

Some of the Top Manufacturers


Now I will discuss some of the top hearing aids manufacturers of such products, whose name I found while researching about them on the internet. Some credible names among the manufacturers are:
  • Amplisound
  • Audibel
  • Audina
  • Beltone
  • Bernafon
  • Electone
  • Elkon
  • Eurion
  • Hansaton
  • Micro Tech Hearing Instruments