Ear Canals are like finger prints, no two are the same. Therefore in the ear hearing aids have to be custom made and fitted. Musician and swimmer ear plugs also fall into this category.
Once you have made an informed decision that a hearing aid is an appropriate solution for your hearing loss, Mike, who continues to keep up to date on the latest technology concerning hearing aids, is able to select the most suitable aid from the many types currently on the market. The choice will also reflect lifestyle, personal requirement and any health concerns.
Once your hearing aids have been fitted, you will have several follow-up appointments with Mike, to continue to help you adapt, and to monitor your progress. He will continue to be available to help with any problems that might arise. BTE (behind the ear) loaners are available when hearing aids need to be serviced, repaired or replaced.
It’s important to have realistic expectations, nothing can replace your own hearing, but it’s not a bad compromise.