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Digital hearing aids

Digital hearing aids are essentially smart mini-computers in your ear. They offer an improved hearing experience by automatically adjusting to your sound environment. Their settings can be personalised, and they can connect to other digital devices.

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6 benefits of modern digital hearing aids

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1. Digital hearing aids are fitted to your specific hearing needs.
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2. Digital hearing aids adjust automatically to your listening situation.
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3. Your digital hearing aid can connect wirelessly to other Bluetooth® devices.
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4. Some digital hearing aids are available in small, discreet styles.
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5. Digital hearing aids are capable of improving speech understanding.
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6. The price of a digital hearing aid at Hidden Hearing includes a wide range of aftercare services

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Digital vs analogue hearing aids

Analogue hearing aids simply amplify the sounds around you. But digital hearing aids convert the sound waves into digital signals. 

Digital hearing aids are usually fitted and fine-tuned by a hearing care expert. They can also be programmed to adjust automatically to the sound environment (unlike analogue hearing aids).

As technology advances, the capabilities of the latest digital hearing aids are becoming increasingly powerful.

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Popular digital hearing aid features

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360-degree sound experience
One of the latest technological advancements in digital hearing aids, this feature can give you access to the relevant sounds around you (including speech). This puts you in charge of which sounds you want to focus on.
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BrainHearing™ technology
The latest digital hearing aids from Oticon support the brain’s natural process of making sense of sound. They allow the brain to hear in the most natural way possible.

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Feedback reduction
Digital hearing aids can stop this annoying whistling sound before it happens so that there is no potential feedback
that can interrupt speech understanding and communication.
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Tinnitus support
The tinnitus masking feature in digital hearing aids gives you access to a range of customisable tinnitus relief sounds that are dynamic, yet soothing.
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Bluetooth connectivity
Many digital hearing aids can easily be connected to all your favourite devices, allowing your hearing aids to be used as wireless headphones.
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Rechargeable batteries
Many digital hearing aids have built-in batteries that do not need to be replaced regularly (unlike disposable batteries). Simply charge your hearing aids in the charging station overnight.

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Hearing aid finder: see which type suits you

Take a minute to find out which hearing aid models are right for you.

Question 1 of 3
What is your level of hearing loss?
What is most important for you in a hearing aid?
Which kind of battery would you prefer?

Your result

Based on your answers, the following hearing aid types might suit your needs:

  • miniRITE R

*The result of the test may only be used for guidance and is not meant to replace a more accurate measurement of your hearing abilities and needs by one of our hearing care experts.

Would you like to have a free hearing aid trial?

Your result

Based on your answers, the following hearing aid types might suit your needs:

  • miniRITE R

*The result of the test may only be used for guidance and is not meant to replace a more accurate measurement of your hearing abilities and needs by one of our hearing care experts.

Would you like to have a free hearing aid trial?

Your result

Based on your answers, the following hearing aid types might suit your needs:

  • miniRITE
  • BTE Plus/Ultra Power
  • In-the-canal (ITC)

*The result of the test may only be used for guidance and is not meant to replace a more accurate measurement of your hearing abilities and needs by one of our hearing care experts.

Would you like to have a free hearing aid trial?

Your result

Based on your answers, the following hearing aid types might suit your needs:

  • miniRITE
  • BTE Plus/Ultra Power

*The result of the test may only be used for guidance and is not meant to replace a more accurate measurement of your hearing abilities and needs by one of our hearing care experts.

Would you like to have a free hearing aid trial?

Your result

Based on your answers, the following hearing aid types might suit your needs:

  • miniRITE R

*The result of the test may only be used for guidance and is not meant to replace a more accurate measurement of your hearing abilities and needs by one of our hearing care experts.

Would you like to have a free hearing aid trial?

Your result

Based on your answers, the following hearing aid types might suit your needs:

  • miniRITE R

*The result of the test may only be used for guidance and is not meant to replace a more accurate measurement of your hearing abilities and needs by one of our hearing care experts.

Would you like to have a free hearing aid trial?

Your result

Based on your answers, the following hearing aid types might suit your needs:

  • miniRITE
  • Invisible-in-the-canal (IIC)
  • Completely-in-the-canal (CIC)
  • In-the-canal (ITC))

*The result of the test may only be used for guidance and is not meant to replace a more accurate measurement of your hearing abilities and needs by one of our hearing care experts.

Would you like to have a free hearing aid trial?

Your result

Based on your answers, the following hearing aid types might suit your needs:

  • Halfshell/full shell
  • miniRITE

*The result of the test may only be used for guidance and is not meant to replace a more accurate measurement of your hearing abilities and needs by one of our hearing care experts.

Would you like to have a free hearing aid trial?

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How do digital hearing aids work?

Modern, digital hearing aids work by amplifying sound via a three-part system:

  1. Microphone – Receives the sound waves and converts them into electrical signals
  2. Amplifier – Increases the strength of the sound signals and sends them to the ear 
  3. Receiver/speaker – Converts the amplified electrical signal into sound and delivers it into the ear canal

Digital hearing aids automatically adjust the volume and listening programs based on the environment.

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