Hearing management

Posted by: Stuart | 2008-10-31


Hearing Aid

Good Morning! Hope you can advise me on the following. I have been wearing a Widex behind the ear hearing aid for the last 5-6 years. I find that when I am in company I cannot hear or decipher the conversation and pretend I can hear. If I increase the volumne I pick up all noise in the room. When I was recently at the audiologist she said that a new Widex had come onto the market which would eliminate this problem as hearing aids technology has increased dramaticlaly. As I was aleady short of time I had no time to ask further questions. Do you know of this new hearing aid and any idea of the price range?
Your assistance in this regard would be appreciated.
Many Thanks

Expert's Reply


Hearing Expert

Dear Stuart

Yes, i can give you a lot of information on the latest technology and your Audiologist is right there has been amazing advances in the field of amplification over the last few years. I would love to have a more indepth discussion with you. Why don't you mail me and give me some detail about your hearing loss as well as your current hearing aids and then i can discuss the latest options with you. It is possible that you might me using hearing aid models with lower processing possibilities and without noise reduction.

You can reach me at izabelle@widex.co.za

Kind regards
Izabelle Pieterse

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