Frequently Asked Questions

Our Frequently Asked Questions page covers all those questions which keep on coming up for hearing aid users, hearing loss, hearing tests and much more. At the top find the most asked questions and below, by clicking on the link you will be taken to their answers.

Alot of research in recent years has shown if you have a hearing impairment and tinnitus, that wearing a hearing aid can help relieve your tinnitus by providing your brain with

To be suitable for a hearing dog your hearing loss must be described as a severe or profound hearing loss, hearing dogs will request you send them a copy of your latest audiogra

There is an element of sales involved when venturing into somewhere which you can buy a hearing aid and additionally two aids will also mean double the sale.

Unfortunately this is not a good idea for two reasons; the aid will have been set up specifically to your relatives hearing loss prescription and with new digital hearing aids t

In general speech, consonants and vowels are made of different frequency pitches.

You will need to position the telephone receiver differently depending on which type of hearing aid you have.

Depending on your hearing aid and how it has been programmed by your audiologist will mean whether you have the loop system on your hearing aid.

It will vary on your individual circumstances and can only be fitted for those within a specific hearing range.

If you have had a hearing aid your hearing should be tested every 3 years.

NHS use behind the ear hearing aids as they are very versatile for alot more of the general public, ranging from those with poor dexterity, requiring different programs, comfort

The advantage to going privately is the vast amount of choice that is on offer cosmetically from the hearing aid shape to its colour.

Yes all NHS hearing aids are digital and are programmed specifically to your hearing requirements.

Hearing aid batteries range slightly depending on size but generally last up to 14 days with regular use.

See your GP who can refer you to a NHS hearing aid provider.

Quick Tips

If your loop system on your hearing aid doesn't seem to be working, check the building you are in has it switched on.