How to solve the “boring” and “distortion” of wearing a hearing aid?
Because the hair cells stimulated by sound waves can’t be regenerated, medicine and surgery can’t cure the hearing loss. At this time, only the hearing aid is chosen. The hearing aids currently available on the market can be divided into: box type, back-ear type (BTE), customized type, the price ranges from 1,000 to 50,000, and the patient should be based on the degree of hearing loss, the type of hearing loss and the size of the ear canal. And other factors to choose the right hearing aid.
However, there is such a situation in reality. Even a carefully selected hearing aid is uncomfortable after wearing, and the ear is “squeaky”, which is what the professional calls “cuffling effect”. This is because the originally opened ear canal has a hearing aid that blocks the release of low-frequency energy from the ear canal, which is especially noticeable when the wearer speaks.
“This situation can be solved by adjusting the low frequency gain of the hearing aid, making vents, changing the earbuds of the ear, or choosing an open eardrum, an open ear canal, and a built-in hearing aid. In addition, the wearer can also be adapted for a period of time. The feeling of ‘boring’ may fade away.”
In addition to “boring”, new users may also experience problems with sound distortion. If the quality of the hearing aid is ruled out, most of the “distortion” is caused by excessive sound compression or improper frequency response debugging, which can be used by the fitter. Fine commissioning based on the wearer’s audiogram and wear requirements.
For the wearer with changing daily life environment, it is necessary to choose a hearing aid with noise reduction function, because the hearing aid without noise reduction function not only amplifies the “useful” sound, but all the sounds in the environment. amplification.
At the same time, there are many factors that affect the wearing effect of hearing aids. There are two major factors in the summary:
First, the patient’s factors. The nature, extent, age, educational level, living environment, expectations of hearing aids, and perceptions of hearing aids by the surrounding people;
Second, the factors in the hearing aids. The line, performance, appearance, power of the hearing aid, whether it is worn by both ears, the level of debugging of the fitter, etc.
Four common mistakes in hearing aids:
You can wear it by buying a hearing aid yourself. Some patients do not have a professional hearing test, just bought a hearing aid to wear, which will have many adverse effects. Hearing aids need to be fitted like glasses, but they are quite different from those of glasses. First of all, there must be a patient’s audiogram. The fitter will debug according to the patient’s audiogram, wearing experience and needs. According to the spectrum and intensity of the sound, the adjustment will be finely adjusted. The patient will have any discomfort and adjust immediately, and finally fit to a suitable state. If you don’t adjust it directly, you will not only be inaudible, but may even further damage the patient’s residual hearing.
It is also useful to wear a hearing aid for both ears. If there is a problem with both ears, but only wearing the hearing aid with one ear, there will be many adverse effects. The wearer may feel the sound imbalance, lack of sound positioning, low speech resolution, long-term monocular wear will cause the ear to be worn and not worn. The ear recognition rate is getting worse and worse, that is, hearing deprivation.
Hearing aids will wear more and more. If the hearing aid is properly debugged, it will not cause more and more embarrassing problems. As the elderly grow older, the function of each organ will gradually decline, and the ears will be the same. Some high blood pressure, high blood fat, diabetes and other systemic diseases will also cause further hearing loss. This has nothing to do with wearing a hearing aid. After wearing the hearing aid, the auditory nerve is continuously stimulated, which in turn helps to delay the rate of hearing loss.
Any sound can be heard when wearing a hearing aid. Some patients have high expectations for hearing aids. They feel that they spend so much money. They should hear everything when they are wearing them. They don’t know how long it will take to adapt after wearing a hearing aid. Adapting hearing aids is especially difficult for children who are pre-existing and older, and requires the wearer and the fitter to work together and make regular adjustments.
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