Considering Hearing Aids?
For most individuals with hearing loss, the use of a hearing aid can provide an enormous amount of benefits, more than simply improving your hearing. Below are the benefits many patients see when they decide to finally seek treatment for their hearing loss.
- Improved General Health
- Improved Professional Services
- Improved Emotional Well-Being
Patients who treat their hearing loss have also been shown to have higher quality of life and self-esteem than those who do not seek treatment.
A study of 2,000 patients with hearing loss* found that up to a third of them saw improvements in their:
- Sense of humor
- Mental health
- Emotional health
- Physical health
- Sense of safety
- Feelings about self
- Sense of independence
- Work relationships
*”The Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss in Older Persons.” The National Council on Aging, May 1999, https://www.ncoa.org/wp-content/uploads/NCOA-Study-1999.pdf
Hearing Aid Options
Today’s hearing aids are smaller and more feature-packed than their predecessors, offering an array of options. Although it may seem overwhelming, your Audiologist will recommend the appropriate make and model to suit your hearing loss.
Hearing Aid Features
- Noise reduction and speech enhancement
- Bluetooth and wireless connectivity
- Wind noise reduction
- Feedback management
- Rechargeable batteries
Custom and behind-the-ear hearing aids are designed to fit your cosmetic needs.Learn more about hearing aid types
Hearing Aid Manufacturers
Each manufacturer offers a variety of sizes and styles, so finding one that appeals to your lifestyle needs and cosmetic preferences should be easy. The University of the Pacific primarily fits the following manufacturer products.
How Much Do Hearing Aids Cost?
Hearing aids range in price based on the type of hearing loss they treat and the technology required to match your lifestyle. It’s important to remember that the price of your hearing aids will often include service, warranty and repair. Your audiologist will counsel you to ensure the proper device is selected to match your needs.
Hearing aids are a necessary investment to keep you connected to your world. We offer hearing aid financing options to our patients.Learn more about hearing aid costs and financing