Understanding Hearing Loss

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Consumer NZ says…

Even simple conversations can be very tiring for people with hearing loss. Following a discussion with several participants requires intense effort.Active communication is difficult, which can quickly lead to isolation. People wait in long lines and even camp out to get their hands on new Apple devices as soon as they’re available.But they drag their feet, sometimes for years, when it comes to purchasing another piece of technology that could greatly improve their lives: hearing aids. With hearing loss often being a gradual process, it is often difficult to tell what the extent of your hearing loss is until you come and have it formally tested.Friends and family will often offer their appraisal of your hearing abilities. Hearing aids are big business.Are commercial imperatives skewing consumer advice?

The arrival of major international players in the hearing aid game is changing the New Zealand market.