Hearing Aid Fittings
Following an audiological evaluation, our team helps you choose the right pair of hearing aids to address your needs. Our hearing aid fittings ensure that your hearing aids are fitted and programmed accurately to provide optimal hearing.
At your fitting appointment, we will verify that your hearing aids provide the correct amplification for your specific hearing needs. Our verification process includes Real Ear Measurement. Additionally, we program your hearing aid settings and walk you through the process of proper care and maintenance of your devices. Our team will assist you in the physical handling of your new devices. Your hearing aids may require batteries or wax guards, and we’ll show you how to properly replace these items.
Tinnitus is one of the most common symptoms of hearing loss. It is characterized by hearing a buzzing, ringing, or clicking-like noise in one or both ears when no external sound is present. This can be severely disruptive - impacting sleep, ability to complete daily tasks, straining communication, etc. Like hearing loss, there are no cures for tinnitus but there are effective ways it can be managed, alleviating the toll it can take.
The most common treatment for tinnitus management is sound therapy. Sound therapy programs for tinnitus use a process referred to as habituation which retrains how the brain perceives tinnitus. This is designed to mask tinnitus, lessening the sound and allowing people to better focus. There are different methods that can be used to do this including playing different relaxing and soft sounds - rain, waves, white noise, soft music, etc. - which creates ambient noise that alleviates tinnitus.
Manhattan Audiology offers tinnitus treatment through the Levo System and Neuromonics.
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Assistive Listening Devices
In addition to hearing aids, there is a range of hearing aid technology that supports and protects hearing health. Assistive listening devices are hearing technologies that amplify sound, enhancing sound quality and creating greater accessibility. Our practice has extensive expertise and experience with assistive listening devices and we are able to recommend additional tools that can maximize your hearing, creating seamless listening experiences.
At Manhattan Audiology, we offer a wide range of ALDs. Our most popular ALD option is the Phonak Roger™.