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Hearing Aids How to choose the best hearing aid Welcome to our guide to hearing loss and hearing aids. This simple to understand advice should help you make the right decision, find the right provider and pay the right amount. We are one of the few truly Independent Audiologists trained to assess hearing in the UK and hope you find the enclosed unbiased information helpful. (editor) Contents Add-ons to consider....................... 13 Introduction.................................. 3 Prices........................................... 14 How do we hear?.......................... 4 It’s so easy....................................15 Common types of hearing loss....... 5 The hearing consultation................ 16 Hearing tactics.............................. 7 Our holistic fitting method.............. 17 Generic styles of hearing aids........ 8 Attention to detail..........................18 How to choose a style................... 9 Q&A.............................................. 19 Hearing aid brands........................ 10 The risks of buying.........................22 12 A last word.................................... 23 Product ranges............................. 2