castle348, I’ve been all stressed out even before I finally admitted I needed some help to relieve my friends from my constant “what?”. I think it’s very normal to worry about fitting, cost, comfort or lack of it, etc. as it seems like an inexact science despite progress from the ear trumpets, and compared to, say, the vision or dentistry.
With only a company’s audiologist, I tried my first pair last year but returned them as I felt uncomfortable and…additionally, I’m so darned vain I want to discuss the “invisible” HAs with an audiology doctor when I find one (another stress as with choosing any other professionals).
I was moved and enlightened by all comments here and I too am glad to see I’m not alone being stressed out over HAs.
P.S. Are molds taken of the ear much as a prosthodontist does with the dentures? Thanx.