Hearing Aids in West Windsor, NJ
Board-certified New Jersey otolaryngologist Dr. Scott Kay, FACS, provides hearing aids for the residents of West Windsor, NJ.
When an individual experiences hearing loss in one or both ears, it may be time to consider having a comprehensive hearing test performed. Doing so can help to determine whether hearing aids in West Windsor, NJ could be a viable solution for improving one’s quality of life. Many people first notice a difference in their hearing when it has become necessary to turn up the volume on the radio or television. Other people may notice when they have begun to ask others to speak louder or that it has become difficult to follow conversations with multiple people.
If you have noticed any of these signs, it is time to schedule a hearing appointment. An audiologist will begin by collecting your medical history and then conducting a series of tests in order to determine whether you have hearing loss and if so, the severity of your hearing loss. If it is determined you have hearing loss, the audiologist may schedule a follow-up appointment.
Selecting Hearing Aids
Patients today are able to choose from a variety of different types of hearing aids. The type of hearing aid that is best for you will be based on your lifestyle, personal preferences and the severity of your hearing loss. No longer are patients with hearing loss relegated to large, clunky hearing aids. Hearing aids have become much smaller and can help to significantly improve the quality of one’s life. Oher factors to consider when selecting hearing aids include, the battery life of the device and how easy it is to control the hearing aid.
Your audiologist will work with you to ensure your hearing aid fits properly and will also show you how to maintain it. After your initial appointment, you will usually have another follow-up to make any adjustments that may be necessary. After that follow-up, appointments may be scheduled one to two times a year.