We recommend getting your hearing tested annually so that you, along with your hearing care professional, can track any progression in your hearing loss or changes in your hearing health. Luckily, annual hearing tests
are part of our complimentary lifetime service when you purchase a set of Amplifon hearing aids.
Yes, we recommend that someone accompanies you to your appointment, whether that be your spouse, your son or daughter or a friend. This is important so that your hearing care professional can conduct the familiar voice test during the exam.
Hearing care professionals specialize in hearing aid fitting and technology. In most every state, they are licensed to both test hearing and to fit hearing instruments to address hearing loss. Audiologists have master’s degrees or higher in audiology
. They perform non-medical evaluations of hearing losses, including advanced testing for purposes beyond fitting hearing aids. They also develop non-medical hearing rehabilitation programs. For example, they often create rehabilitation programs for children whose hearing impairment might otherwise cause problems in language development. Many audiologists also dispense hearing aids. When a medical problem is suspected, both hearing aid dispensers and audiologists refer their clients to physicians for diagnosis.