Fitting Hearing Aids

To get the best performance from your hearing aids, get a good fit.

Your audiogram and your comments about how well you hear in different listening environments help determine the optimum setting for your hearing aids. Your hearing care professional will teach you how to insert and adjust your hearing aids, based on your hearing loss and lifestyle. They will:

A good fit may require a follow-up visit.

Typically, you will return for a follow-up visit after you have worn your new hearing aids for a few days in your regular surroundings. You may even want to write down your impressions of the sounds you hear. Based on how well you can hear in the environments in which you find yourself usually, your hearing care professional may make additional adjustments to your hearing aids.