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Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are small, battery-operated amplifiers worn in the ear. Small microphones are used to pick up sounds in the environment. These sounds are then made louder so the user can hear these sounds better. Hearing aids do not restore your hearing to normal. They do not prevent the natural deterioration of hearing, nor cause further deterioration in hearing ability. However, hearing aids often improve one’s ability to communicate in everyday situations.

If you are interested in learning more about hearing aids and amplification options, we recommend that you attend our free seminar that will provide an overview of hearing loss and amplification. The next seminar will be:

Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: BJC West County, Bldg 2
Second Floor Conference Room
10 Barnes West Drive
St. Louis, MO 63141

There will also be a class offered to provide an overview of wireless technology for hearing aids. This class will review what is meant by wireless or Bluetooth and what options are compatible with hearing aids. This seminar will be held:

Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: Center For Advanced Medicine, 3rd Floor Conference Room #2
4921 Parkview Pl.
St. Louis, MO 63110

If you would like to attend either seminar, please call (314) 362-7489 to RSVP.

Hearing aids are available in many different styles and technology levels. For more information on hearing aids and the hearing aid services at Washington University, click on the following links.

Hearing Aid Styles

Features of Hearing Aid Technology

What to Expect at My Hearing Aid Fitting

What to Expect from My Hearing Aids

Pricing and Financial Support

Hearing Aid Care and Maintenance

For more information on hearing aids and auditory rehabilitation, please visit the Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology.


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