Frequently Asked Questions


How do I know If hearing aids are right for me?
The decision to get a hearing aid can be difficult – how do you know if you really need one? The Academy of Doctors of Audiology has the tools to help you – check them out “hear’.

How do I know if I have hearing loss?
This can be a hard question to answer and is best decided in consultation with a hearing healthcare professional. But there are a few in-home tests you can use to see if you need to see a hearing care professional – check them out ‘hear’.

What is hearing loss?
Hearing Loss is one of the most common chronic conditions in the United States, but most people would be surprised to find out that they have hearing loss! What is hearing loss you ask? Click ‘hear’ to learn more!

What is ‘gain’?
And what does it mean in hearing aids? Put simply, Gain is the amount of energy the hearing aid adds to the sound output. If it is not properly set up by a hearing health professional, your hearing aids could do more harm than good! Learn more about Gain and hearing aids ‘hear’.

How does the ear work?
Hearing is one of our most important senses – but how does it work? It’s a series of events that change sound waves into electrical signals to your brain. Watch this video and learn more today!

Range of Decibels