A critique of the article entitled "The Future of Hearing Aids Could be a Video Game" found at...
New research, technology, and ways of thinking relating to hearing loss and hearing aids are exciting. This "exciting" article is just one of many examples of cutting edge research that professes to address a real known problem. I've decided to critique one such article. Quotes from the article are followed by my responses.
Let's talk about why your open-fit hearing aids may not be giving you the best results. We'll discuss hearing aid comfort vs. hearing aid utility and give you a few simple, cost-effective steps you can take to dramatically improve your hearing aid experience.
When misinformation abounds, consumers always lose. Such is the case in the current hearing aid marketplace. Hundreds of thousands of people with hearing loss continue to spend large sums of money on hearing solutions which may give them little to no real-world benefit.
If you want to get me a bit riled up, ask me to sell you an invisible hearing aid. You know the kind - the tiny hearing aid that is to be buried deep in your ear canal where only you will know it's there.
For the uninformed consumer, at first glance, these hearing aids may seem like a godsend - seemingly packed with all the technology of a larger, more noticeable hearing aid for the same price. All other things being equal, why wouldn't any wise consumer choose from these smaller hearing aid styles?
I've compiled a list of the top ten things that quality hearing clinics do. Does your local hearing clinic pass the test? Many hearing clinics fail the grade. If you feel your hearing clinic doesn't meet some or all of these quality standards you might want to consider a quality, independent hearing clinic.
Hearing clinics that diligently do the things listed in this article set themselves apart from all other hearing clinics. They demonstrate their high regard for their clients, their clients' hard-earned money and quality of life, along with the future of the hearing aid industry in Canada.
Quality hearing clinics...