Over the last couple of years I’ve been to other hearing aid providers and have been given hearing aids to try for a week. They were handed to me with the statement, “These are set for your prescription.”
Susan has a different approach. The prescription is a guideline only. She took the time to custom fit the devices and tweak settings so that what I was hearing sounded normal; big difference from my previous experiences which left me with itchy sore ears. I couldn’t wait to get the aids off at the end of the day. Thanks to Susan’s expertise, I giggled to myself at the end of the day when I thought, “I don’t want to take these things off!” Who knew they could be so comfortable and make hearing so easy.
I guess people can buy hearing aids wherever they want, but I would strongly recommend an appointment with Susan before you purchase. If you already have hearing aids that “don’t seem right” a stop at Advanced Hearing Services is a must! Diana Olson
I recently had Susan convert my Oticon Opn hearing devices to rechargeable batteries. WOW! What a great idea! Even though I love my hearing aids(devices according to Susan), I have to admit a couple of things about them are annoying. One of the worst things that you soon learn with zinc/air batteries is that they were made by Murphy. You know…Murphy’s law guy! He makes them so that when they run out, you are always in the middle of something important! A meeting, driving, phone conversations, or at the movies are all the places that you end up trying to change out hearing device batteries. Not so with rechargeable batteries that you charge every night. What a difference it makes knowing you are going to make it through the day without having to stop and sometimes show everyone you wear hearing aids. Not that I am vain about it, but sometimes it is nice to be discreet! I really love having state of the art technology to help me get through the day. My hearing devices are the last thing I would give up if it came down to it. My car, smartphone, and computers would all go before my hearing! Edmund Robison, DDS
Hearing is one of our most vital senses. Whether we consciously realize it or not, it allows us to connect with our friends, colleagues and family, it alerts us to dangers, and it delights us with the sounds of music, raindrops, and singing birds.
Our sense of hearing does all of this naturally through a sophisticated process we never even really think about unless we begin to notice that words in conversation aren’t as clear, or the sound of the raindrops is so faint we barely notice it.
“Huh?” becomes a regularly repeated word, and when you’re tired of repeating it, you may simply just nod and smile, not really knowing at all what was said.