Myth 3: Hearing instruments are not for
me, not yet, anyway.
People who believe they have only slightly impaired
hearing often make the mistake of thinking that they
don’t have as much to gain from a hearing instrument.
Anxiety over the idea of being dependent on a hearing
device can play a role as well. It’s a shame, because this
frame of mind causes people to waste years of their
lives coping and adapting, slipping gradually into a
world of isolation. Eventually they neither remember
nor or realize the fuller life they’re missing.
There’s only one way to break through this debilitating
myth: short-circuit the mentality of coping, accepting
and avoiding the issue. Ask yourself, who’s older: the
person sitting home alone with the TV on full blast, or
the person sitting in a restaurant with friends gathered around, fully engaged in the heart of the conversation?
Today’s tiny, discrete hearing instruments can make the
See your hearing care professional (whether it’s an
audiologist, hearing aid dispenser or doctor); get a
hearing check, and try one of the new, modern hearing
instruments. Usually there’s a 30-day risk-free offer
you can take advantage of. The only way to understand
what you’re missing is to try these state-of-the art
hearing instruments in your own home, your own office
and your own daily life. If you’re suffering from isolating
hearing loss, you’ll see how modern hearing technology
can help pull you back into the more vibrant life you
love, in a way that no adapting or coping can.