Hearing Aids

Hearing aids can greatly improve the quality of life for those with hearing loss as well as their family, friends, and associates. Once corrected, patients with hearing challenges can more effectively engage in conversations both professionally and socially. This greatly reduces the stresses a hearing loss can cause. Research has shown that an untreated hearing loss can result in withdrawal from social activities as well as cognitive decline.

Life is made up of social interaction, both big and small. Miscommunication leads to difficulties for the person experiencing hearing loss and those around them. Don’t let poor hearing cause you to miss out life’s many special moments. Explore how digital hearing aids can improve the quality of your life.

Hearing aids come in four general technology levels: Premium, Mid-level, Standard, and Basic. Selecting the proper hearing aid technology greatly depends on your hearing loss, your ability to understand in background noise and your lifestyle.


Denise is a stay at home mom, so she spends most of her time at home with the kids – but she does enjoys going out to the movies or to a football game on the weekends. For her level of activity and ease of understanding in background noise, a Standard Level hearing aid would make the most sense.

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Carol is a retired professional. During recent years her hearing loss has become a distraction to her and her family. She remains very active and enjoys playing with her grandchildren. A Mid- Level hearing aid is probably the best solution for Carol.

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Brad’s hearing loss is very modest however he struggles to understand in background noise. He enjoys going to the symphony, enjoys social engagements and is very active in his church. A Premium Level hearing aid would be best suited for Brad.

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Ron is an avid reader and enjoys a quiet, stay-at-home life. His hearing loss is not severe and his environment does not require sophisticated technology. He also has a limited income. We may recommend Basic Level Hearing Aids for Ron.

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Are you active professionally and socially? What activities do you enjoy? Are you in challenging listening environments? During your communication assessment Dr. Oden will guide you through the selection process to insure you get the hearing aids that are best suited to your needs and budget.