29 year old male. Born with hearing impairment, thus, my speech has been affected. I wore big bulky analog aids during elementary school, but shunned them as I got older and then pretty much lived my life without them. I had an audiogram done as a teen, but I can’t find it at the moment. The gist of it: I can’t understand dialogue on TV, can’t make out lyrics in music, forget trying to use a radio to communicate. I do good with the telephone, though. Have trouble with co-workers calling my name in the quiet environment at work.
I’m wondering if you guys think I’ll be able to go with CIC hearing aids hidden from view. I really do not want the aids visible in the ear and will not wear BTE aids.
Either way, I’ll get an audiogram done ASAP. Do I need to go to an ENT for that or can I find a local clinic/audiologist/dispenser and take the test with them? Does it matter who I use?
Thanks…looking forward to the replies!