So I’ve just been fitted with Resound Alera 61s, 9 series.
The wireless connectivity is great - phone clip pairing was relatively easy. I took a phone call and it sounded great. Music streamed via Bluetooth-enabled smartphone sounds unacceptably tinny, though. No bass whatsoever.
I’m replacing Widex Diva ITC aids purchased 6 years ago. I’m used to ITC aids that “plug up” the ear - the Aleras are my first open fits. I like the light, airy feeling but I feel like I can’t hear enough, and there is almost no bass. I just sat through a class where I missed 50% of the discussion. My audi turned up the gain to the upper end of the spectrum (just below the feedback line).
Looking for a second opinion so I can go back to my audiologist informed… is my hearing loss appropriate for open fit? Should I be asking for a custom mold, power plug, ITC hearing aid?
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