There are many choices in hearing aid technology.
We understand that you want someone who truly cares about you to help you understand your options. That’s why we’re here.
Advanced Audiology Consultants is proud to be an independent Chicago hearing aids provider. Because we are an independent private practice, with no obligation to any particular company, we have the ability to order from any hearing aid manufacturer. Our only obligation is to you and your hearing. In our office, we offer a variety of high-quality hearing aids with various features, to meet the needs of all of our patients.
Hearing Aid Products
We have a range of different hearing aid brands to meet your hearing loss, lifestyle, needs, and wants. Hearing aids have advanced very rapidly over the past decade. In fact, new hearing aids come into the market every few months. As Chicago hearing aids experts, we can help you find the devices that fit your hearing, style, and budget.
A hearing aid is an investment. Most high-quality hearing aids will last between 6-10 years if you take care of them. For the convenience of our patients, we offer a Complete Hearing Healthcare package at an affordable price. This includes free batteries for three years, as well as complimentary cleanings every 3 to 6 months for the life of the hearing aid.
Hearing Aid Styles
Hearing aids come in many shapes, styles, and sizes. There are many different options because each person is unique. What works perfectly for one person may be uncomfortable for another.
We offer a variety of different hearing aid styles. These include in-canal, in-ear, and behind-the-ear styles. While many patients come to our office preferring an invisible in-canal style, there are advantages to other styles as well. We’ll explain the differences and the trade-offs, so you can be empowered to choose for yourself.
Hearing Aid Services
In our office, we can professionally clean and check your hearing aids. Simply bring your hearing aids to our office, and we’ll take care of the rest. In many cases, we can fix problems with hearing aids by changing the settings or making minor repairs. If we cannot fix them in our office, we can send them to a lab to be repaired.
If you are interested in hearing about the latest hearing aids, we can provide a listening demonstration of the latest hearing aids. We believe you should always be able to “test drive” before purchasing hearing aids. There is never an obligation to buy anything in our office. Ever.
Our hearing aids are programmed with your individual Real Ear Measurement settings. Ask us more about this best practices method.
Hearing Aid Companies
Although there are a huge number of hearing aid manufacturers, there are a few major companies that produce most of the high-quality hearing aids currently on the market. Click on the names below to see what’s new with each company:
Assistive Listening Devices
Sometimes hearing aids are just not enough. Whether on the telephone, or talking to someone in a less than perfect listening situation, you may need something more. Advanced Audiology Consultants is not only a Chicago hearing aids provider; we can also help our patients get assistive listening devices (ALDs) if they need them.
ALDs are accessories that can be used with your hearing aids to improve your hearing abilities. These systems preferentially boost the signal that you want to hear, helping you to hear clearly despite distance, background noise, echo, or other interference.
Depending on your hearing loss diagnosis, lifestyle, and current hearing aids, there is a multitude of helpful items available. These include 1-on-1 personal amplifiers, induction loop systems, FM and infrared systems, and more. Dr. Heiman can help you figure out which assistive listening devices would be most useful to you. She’ll take the time to talk with you about your needs, and help you select the items that would improve your daily life the most.