Uses of Ear Molds
Did you know that listening to music at the maximum volume can have a permanent effect on your hearing?
If you are exposed to loud occupational or recreational noises then consider custom ear plugs to protect your ear. Custom ear plugs can also be used to prevent swimmers ear and to protect people with repeated ear infections from water exposure. Some of the examples of uses include attending loud sports such as car or motorcylce racing and shooting competitions.
If you would like to come by and see how custom ear phones, swim plugs, noise plugs and sleep plugs may help you, please fill out an appointment request form or simply call 703-448-0005
Our audiologists will work with you to choose the proper hearing instrument for your situation. There are many factors which go into this decision. These include the type and degree of hearing loss, power and options requirements, manual dexterity abilities, and cosmetic concerns.
At your hearing aid evaluation, our audiologists will go over communication goals and expectations. We will also discuss insurance benefits, pricing and any financing options.
Hearing aid styles:
- Receiver-in-canal (RIC)
- Invisible-in-canal / Completely-in-canal (iiC/CIC)
- In-the-canal (ITC)
- In-the-ear (ITE)
- Behind-the-ear (BTE)
- Contra Lateral Routing of Signal (CROS / BiCROS) system
Question: When do hearing aids help?
Answer: About 11% of the population in United States has a hearing loss. Unfortunately, only 5% to 10% of these people can be medically treated. Hearing aids when properly programmed and fitted can treat most people with a hearing loss. We invite you to have a comprehensive evaluation with Dr. Pinky Khatri who will provide you with detailed information regarding the current amplification devices. Your choice will be customized to optimize your hearing based on your lifestyle needs and your budget. In our practice we do not just sell hearing aids, but provide the best care possible to suit your specific needs.
For a consultation, please fill out an appointment request form or simply call 703-448-0005
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