My type of hearing loss cannot be helped
Fact: In virtually all cases, nerve deafness can be helped through amplification. Other types of impairment may be medically treatable. Under any circumstances, regular examinations and hearing tests will provide a certain answer. Some people discover their problem is just too much earwax!
Hearing aids will restore my hearing to normal
FACT: Just as their name suggest, these devices can only aid your hearing, whatever its condition. They can’t restore hearing nor retard the progression of nerve deafness.
My hearing problem isnʹt bad enough to need two aids
Fact: Like our vision, our hearing mechanism relies on input from both ears to locate sound sources, and focus on specific sounds and conversations. Studies show that those wearing two aids understand more clearly and enjoy better sound quality.
ʺHearing aids are too expensive.
Fact: Cost is relative to the perceived value you get from your hearing aids. The most important ‘investment’ is your attitude and willingness to adapt to a new world of sound. For many, the improved quality of life and relationships make it one of the best investments they’ve made.
Bargain hearing aids work just as well as expensive ones
Fact: Mailorder hearing aids, or those purchased online lack one critical ingredients: The expertise and care of a licensed hearing professional. You’re not likely to trust other aspects of your health care to a mailorder solution, so why do it with something as essential as your hearing.
Iʹm too old to benefit from hearing aids
Fact: Chances are, no matter what your age, you rely on your hearing to maintain connection with the world, and communicate with those close to you. How would it make others feel if you’re not willing to try improving this vital activity.
Wearing a hearing aid is a sign of old age
Fact: Actually, your hearing loss is probably more noticeable. Always saying “what?,” turning the TV up, or avoiding phone conversations and social gatherings is more apparent than having small, possibly invisible devices in your ears. left unresolved, your problem could seriously affect the quality of relationships and friendships.
If I had a hearing problem, I would know about it.
Fact: Usually not. Hearing loss often develops noticeably over several years. Most people compensate for the very gradual changes by asking others to repeat, turn the TV up louder, possibly even reading lips. Allowed to
continue, these habits mistakenly make you believe there is no problem, or that it has gone away.
A hearing loss just means sounds needs to be louder
Fact: Not really. In most cases, you can hear people talking, but have difficulty understanding what they’re saying. Perhaps you can understand just fine in quiet environments, but have trouble in noisy surroundings or in groups. Making all sounds louder just makes understanding harder. It’s why hearing aids are designed to amplify the specific frequencies you need for better understanding.
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Simeon O. Afolabi
234- 803- 401- 9970
234- 802- 311- 8446
BSA Hearing & Speech Centre
49, Oluwaleimu St,
Off Amore St, Off,
BSA Hearing & Speech Centre
35, Ajose Adeogun
Beside Peace Park,