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Hearing Aid Fittings

We will work with you to match your lifestyle needs with the most innovative and advanced technology, specifically designed to treat your unique hearing loss. Southern Maine Audiology works with the most digitally programmable technology from our two major manufacturers, Oticon and Phonak.

What Properly Fitted Hearing Devices Will Do for You

  1. Improve communication, mood, and social interactions in all aspects of your life.
  2. Prevent mental fatigue – straining to hear throughout the day can be exhausting! You'll have more energy at the end of the day.
  3. Assist your brain to make better sense of sound and stimulates your cognitive abilities.
  4. Help you participate in conversations at home and work so you stay actively involved.
  5. Improve your overall quality of life!  Hearing Care is Health Care!

Included in the Cost of Hearing Devices

We provide extensive counseling and expertise to guide you in the selection, care, and use of your hearing devices.

You will have access to a variety of different types of hearing devices from different manufacturers with the most advanced features and all levels of technology.

You will receive personalized and customized service through follow-up appointments for the life of your hearing devices.

Batteries are supplied at each follow-up visit within the first year.

We gladly provide maintenance of your hearing devices as well as supply cleaning aids, tools and supplies associated with your hearing devices.

Hearing Device Selection Using Innovative Technology

Three Levels of Functionality Are Offered:  Entry Level, Advanced Level, Premium Level.  Our Hearing Healthcare Specialist will discuss which technology level and features of hearing aids would benefit you most. During the selection process, she will also discuss the appropriate size and style of hearing aids.

Custom Hearing Device Fitting

Hearing instruments are fit based on an appropriate algorithm or prescription that is determined by the type and degree of your hearing loss. As part of the fitting process, our Hearing Healthcare Specialist may utilize Verifit Real-Ear Measures to determine exactly how the hearing instrument is performing in your ear. The hearing instruments are digitally programmed for your ultimate hearing experience.

Fine Tuning & Counsel

Additional fine-tuning may take place beyond Verifit Real Ear Measures. The hearing instruments are digitally programmable and can be programmed to address positive and negative listening experiences.

Once properly fit, our Hearing Healthcare Specialist will counsel you about all you need to know about your new hearing aids, such as:

  • How your hearing aids work
  • How to insert and remove them
  • When to wear your hearing aids
  • Batteries
  • Hearing aid cleaning