Whats involved in a hearing test?

Posted by on Apr 25, 2014 in

A hearing test is carried out, if you haven’t had a hearing test in recent months, or if you have had a recent hearing test at another clinic and we are unable to have a copy of the results. We can request recent test results from another audiology clinic, if you are happy to sign a form granting permission. We will fax this off to the audiology clinic concerned and usually get the information back within 1-7 working days. If you order hearing aids at this appointment, there will be no charge for the hearing test.   FULL HEARING TEST (Also refer Hearing Assessments for an image of...

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When do I pay for my hearing aids?

Posted by on Apr 25, 2014 in

It is expected that you pay for the hearing aids at your hearing aid fitting appointment. If you are unable to pay for the hearing aids in full, please discuss with Cathy (Practice Manager) before the appointment, Cathy is happy to work out part payments with you.

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What shall I expect at the hearing aid fitting?

Posted by on Apr 25, 2014 in

Appointment duration: 45 minutes Breakdown of appointment: 30 minutes (approx.) with the audiologist. 5 – 15 minutes with the girls at the front desk (depending on whether you are a new aid wearer). Audiologist Time: Spent with You: The Audiologist will fit your hearing aids and connect them to a machine to program the hearing aids to your hearing loss. The Audiologist determines the right settings by your audiogram (hearing test) and a series of tests, then adjusts your hearing aids until they seem right for you. It’s very important that you are honest and let the audiologist know if...

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How long do I wait if I need moulds or ITE aids?

Posted by on Apr 25, 2014 in

You can expect to wait for at least 10 working days, sometimes longer depending on how busy the manufacturer is. We will phone you as soon as they arrive in the clinic. We have a quality control process in place whereby we regularly check aid and mould orders to ensure they arrive in a timely fashion. If it is longer than the expected wait, we will phone the manufacturer to find out where the order is at, and let you know.

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How long can I expect to wait for my hearing aids to arrive?

Posted by on Apr 25, 2014 in

If you decide to proceed with hearing aids today, we will order the hearing aids in and book you in for a hearing aid fitting before you leave the clinic. Generally, the wait time is only dependent on when the next available time slot is! Most hearing aids can be in the clinic within 1-2 working days, depending on the requirements, and as long as the manufacturer has the hearing aid in stock.

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