Start Hearing: Overview Of The Process
If you suspect you may have hearing loss, it is important to seek proper testing and evaluation by a qualified Audiologist.
At Sounds of Life Audiology, our Masters qualified Audiologists will provide you with the
highest levels of clinical care utilising the
very latest hearing healthcare research and technology
across all stages of your hearing aid journey.
three important steps
in the process of getting a hearing aid.
The assessment will include:
If you have a permanent hearing loss and wish to proceed with hearing aids, the audiologist will work with you to select the most appropriate hearing aids base on your level of hearing loss, your personal style preference, lifestyle requirements and of course, budget.
Hearing Aid Fitting
Your hearing aids will be programmed to
achieve optimal speech clarity and to ensure
both physical and acoustic comfort.
The hearing aid fitting and verification process will take approximately 60 minutes and include:
Checking their physical fit to ensure a comfortable wearing experience.
Initial programming to your prescription based on your hearing assessment.
Real-ear measurements and speech testing to verify/validate the fitting.
Additional fine-tuning to match your personal listening preferences.
Demonstration on how to use and manage your new hearing aids.
Our goal is to transform your hearing from being
hard work and tiring at times, to effortless and more passive hearing.
Once you get your hearing aids they will be a
reliable partner to accompany you through every day.
You will soon appreciate the advantages of
greater quality of life your hearing aids offer
However, like everything new, it will take you a little while to become familiar with them and to adjust to their sound. After the acclimatisation period, we will have a follow-up appointment to optimise your hearing aids and improve their performance in your everyday listening environments. This will also be an opportunity for you to ask any further questions and address any other issues e.g. management.
“Fantastic, prompt and professional service and very accommodating. Highly recommended to those needing audiology services in Brisbane.”