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Hearing Loss Frequently Asked Questions

At House of Hearing, we get a lot of Questions. We are happy to answer any questions you might have!

Is hearing loss uncommon?

It isn’t. 10% of all people and around 40% of people over 50 have some kind of hearing loss.

What causes hearing loss?

Hearing loss can be caused by various factors, including aging, exposure to loud noises, certain medical conditions, infections, and hereditary factors.

Can hearing loss be reversed?

The majority of hearing loss cases are permanent, but some types of hearing loss caused by infections or blockages may be reversible with appropriate medical intervention.

Hearing loss only affects my hearing, right?

Wrong. Having a hearing loss also affects your mental energy, ability to recall conversations and take part in social activities.

When should I consider getting a hearing test?

If you notice any signs of hearing difficulty, such as struggling to understand conversations, frequently asking others to repeat themselves, or turning up the volume on the TV or radio, it's essential to schedule a hearing test.

What should I do if I suspect my child has hearing loss?

If you suspect your child has hearing difficulties, it is crucial to have their hearing evaluated by an audiologist, as early intervention can significantly impact their language and communication development.

Aren't hearing aids only for old people?

Not True. 65% of people with hearing loss are younger than 65.

Are hearing aids really big, uncomfortable, and ugly?

Not anymore. Today’s hearing aids are stylish, tiny and almost invisible. Check out your hearing aid options here.

Do hearing aids make beeping and squealing noises?

This may have been true many years ago. Today’s technologies ensure that these effects have been almost completely eliminated.

How much do hearing aids cost?

Hearing aids can be very expensive, but we carry a number of different models to suit any budget and need. See them here. There are a variety of different payment options available, depending on your situation. You should come in and have a chat with us about your options if you’re concerned about the price.

What are the benefits of hearing aids?

Hearing aids can significantly improve communication, social interactions, and overall quality of life for individuals with hearing loss by amplifying sounds and enhancing speech clarity.

How do I choose the right hearing aid for me?

Choosing the right hearing aid depends on various factors, including the type and degree of hearing loss, lifestyle, preferences, and budget. We can help you select the best hearing aid based on your individual needs.

How long do hearing aids typically last?

The lifespan of hearing aids varies, but with proper care and maintenance, they can last anywhere from three to seven years or longer.

How often should I have my hearing aids serviced or adjusted?

Regular hearing aid maintenance and adjustments are essential to ensure optimal performance. We recommend visiting us for routine check-ups and adjustments at least once a year.

How can I protect my hearing from loud noises?

To protect your hearing, use earplugs or earmuffs in noisy environments, keep the volume at a moderate level when using headphones or earphones, and take breaks from loud activities.

Your Hearing Health Matters

Don't let hearing loss go unnoticed! Take the first step towards improved hearing today. Book a hearing assessment, and let us guide you on the path to rediscovering the joy of clear and vibrant sound.