A hearing is an electronic device which has four main components; a microphone, a receiver, an amplifier and a power supply. The microphone pick up the sound from environment and sends to the amplifier. The amplifier makes it big (amplifies) and send the sound to the receiver. The receiver sends it to the ear canal after that a person can hear a bigger version of sound than the others.
There are various types of hearing aids available in the market, however all the hearing aids are not suitable for everyone. There are some particular type of hearing aid suitable for particular degree and type of hearing loss. There are some basic recommendations which are given below;
(1) Sloping Audiogram: RIC hearing aids are suitable for persons with sloping type of hearing loss, however the degree of hearing loss should not exceed 90 decibel.
(2) Rising Audiogram: A BTE hearing aid is suitable for rising type of hearing loss. The BTE hearing aids are the most powerful hearing aids in the industry.
(3) Flat Audiogram: Custom hearing aids are suitable for flat type of audiogram but the exact type of custom hearing aid will be depend upon the degree of hearing loss.
All these recommendations are depending upon the average number of satisfaction by patients but an Audiologist will always recommend better about which type of hearing aid is suitable for you.
Buying hearing aids are always a tough decision. The most important thing to notice before buying a hearing aid is whether the hearing aid will be suitable for you or not. If you are staying in Siliguri, Gangtok, Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Kurseong then it is the basic thing to check that who can give you service at your door step. North Bengal Hearing Aid Center provide home visit for hearing aid fitting in entire North Bengal and Sikkim.
Hearing aid is no doubt made for people with hearing loss, but a hearing aid also have some features like tinnitus masking. These features help patients with tinnitus to overcome the tinnitus problem by presenting a noise from the hearing aid. North Bengal Hearing Aid Center is a specialized clinic for patients with tinnitus. Here the patient gets free hearing aid trial for tinnitus problem. Here the patient also have the option of tinnitus retraining therapy.
Buying hearing aid is always not the end point. We need to think for the after sales service and adjustment of the hearing aids by a certified audiologist. North Bengal Hearing Aid Center is a dedicate clinic for patients who need hearing aid. It is the award wining clinic for hearing aid in Siliguri.