All About Digital Hearing Aids

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Aids

Dr. Marina E. Kade
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Did you know that the consumer electronic world has gone fully digital? It’s true. Today, most electronic devices are designed with a computer at their core. For example, even your microwave is essentially an advanced programmable calculator.

 

With the advent of modern technology and the rapid consumer shift to digital, hearing aid manufacturers have also taken steps to remain at the forefront of digital technology, and digital hearing aids are now the standard. 

 

Digital Hearing Aids vs. Analog Hearing Aids

Most individuals used analog hearing aids before digital hearing aids took the world by storm.

 

Here’s how analog hearing aids worked: Sound waves are converted into electrical impulses. The signal is then amplified, making it louder. Finally, the signals are delivered to the receiver, which converts them into sound waves and plays them in your ear canal. These devices are excellent at boosting music, but the sound quality is less realistic, and the functions are more basic.

 

On the other hand, digital hearing aids convert sound waves into numerical codes. This gives you a lot of extra options and functionality. These gadgets, for example, can be configured to meet your specific hearing requirements. They can also be set to focus more on sounds originating from a specific direction or to augment spoken sounds over background noise. Noises that you can ordinarily hear will not be boosted. However, sounds that you have difficulty hearing will be magnified just enough.

A sound that is unique to you

Digital hearing aids allow you to hear in a whole new way. The sounds remain natural and well-balanced. You can also program what you hear, improve listening comfort, reduce background noise and feedback, and improve sound quality.

 

The best part is that digital hearing aids may be customized. Depending on your hearing needs and listening preferences, you can increase the level of sounds you want to hear and reduce the loudness of noises you don’t want to hear. You also have access to many complex applications that you can start with a single button press.

Hearing Aids with Intelligence

The ability to link your devices to your phone is one of our favorite features. With connectivity features, digital hearing aids make your life a lot easier. Your applications and settings will be controlled secretly using a smartphone app.

 

You’ll be able to do things like:

 

  • Calls and other audio can be sent directly to your hearing aids.
  • Change presets or adjust programs and settings.
  • Separately control the volume for the left and right hearing aids.
  • Check the status of your battery.
  • If you can’t find your hearing aids, use the “find my hearing aids” option.

Audio Streaming from Any Source

You can also utilize wireless headphones with your digital hearing aids. You’ll be able to stream audio directly to your hearing aids from your phone, computer, iPad, or any other Bluetooth-enabled device. You may connect to these devices by turning on the Bluetooth setting whether you’re resting at home, watching TV, commuting across town, or walking in the park.

Speech Recognition

You can also hear speech clearly with digital hearing aids. Following discussions can be difficult if you have hearing loss. That’s because every sound is crucial in helping us understand what’s been stated. When even a few of these speech sounds are missing, the words lose their meaning.

 

Even in noisy environments, digital technology can lessen your listening effort and make it easier to follow discussions. Digital hearing aids allow you to concentrate on the sounds you wish to hear by enhancing speech and filtering out background noise. This means you won’t have to strain to hear speech.

Health Benefits of Hearing Aids

These hearing aids can help you live a healthier life. Better hearing will make it easier for you to form and maintain connections, stay social, and stay active. You’ll feel safer behind the wheel and reconnect with your community. Hearing clearly can make a huge difference in your quality of life and your general health and well-being.

 

Ready to join the digital revolution?

Are you ready to experience an entirely new way of hearing? Contact us to learn more about digital hearing aids and how they can improve your hearing. We’ll assist you in determining the finest hearing technology to ensure that your hearing aids provide you with the best hearing benefit whenever and wherever you need it.