The Evolution of Custom Hearing Aids

This one-hour introductory course will present a brief history of custom hearing aids and how technology has advanced over the years. The webinar will review the main features and benefits of contemporary custom devices for both practitioner and patient.

Find out about the latest market trends and advances in manufacturing and fitting criteria that make custom hearing aids a great option for patient compliance and overall satisfaction.

During the August 29 webinar on custom hearing aids, we’ll explore:

Performance advantages:

  • Excellent sound quality
  • Reduction of wind noise
  • Better fit, dexterity enhancements
  • Ease of insertion and removal
  • Low maintenance
  • Low to NO visibility

Patient needs:

  • Style and appearance
  • Dexterity advantages
  • Need for advanced features including connectivity options
  • Desire for a device custom made for their specific needs

Personalized experiences:

  • Multiple receiver sizes
  • A variety of venting, amplifier, battery sizes, and configurations
  • Omni and directional microphones
  • Wireless connectivity—NFMI and/or 2.4 GHz wireless
  • Push-button volume and/or volume wheel
  • Telecoil and/or Autophone

Overall, the increasing popularity of custom devices is being driven by market demands, and spurred on by advancements in design and technology. For example, patients want a faster fitting process and 3D printing technology makes the fitting of customs faster and more accurate than ever. Patients are looking for more flexible sizes and the smaller sizes that customs can offer. And, as patients look for easy wireless connectivity, new wireless options for custom devices are readily available.

At Sonic, our dedication to better hearing means we are continuously pioneering new hearing technology that meets the needs of both patients and hearing professionals. Offering the webinar, “Custom Hearing Aids: Then and Now,” is one way we keep you up-to-speed on the latest developments in our profession.

Make Everyday Sounds Better with a little help from Sonic. Join us online on August 29, 2018 at 4:00pm ET. Register for our webinar today!

 

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