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Digital hearing aids

Digital hearing aids are essentially smart minicomputers in your ear. They offer an improved hearing experience by automatically adjusting to the sound environment around you. The settings can be personalized, and they can connect to other digital devices.

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6 benefits of modern digital hearing aids

1. Digital hearing aids are fitted to your specific hearing needs
2. Digital hearing aids adjust automatically to your listening situation
3. Your digital hearing aid can connect wirelessly to other Bluetooth devices
4. Some digital hearing aids are available in small, discreet styles
5. Digital hearing aids are capable of improving speech understanding
6. The price of a digital hearing aid at Audika includes a wide range of aftercare services

Popular features in digital hearing aids

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360-degree sound experience
One of the latest technological advancements in digital hearing aids, this feature can give you access to the relevant sounds around you (including speech). This benefit puts you in charge of which sounds you want to focus on.
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Brainhearing technology
The latest digital hearing aids from Oticon support the brain’s natural process of making sense of sound by allowing the brain to hear in the most natural way possible.

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Feedback reduction
Digital hearing aids can stop this annoying whistling sound before it occurs so that there is no potential feedback
that can interrupt speech understanding and communication.
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Tinnitus support
The tinnitus masking feature in digital hearing aids offers a wide range of customizable tinnitus relief sounds that are dynamic, yet soothing.
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Bluetooth connectivity
Many digital hearing aids can easily be connected to all your favorite devices, allowing your hearing aids to be used as wireless headphones.
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Rechargeable batteries
Many digital hearing aids have built-in batteries that do not need to be replaced regularly (as disposable batteries do). Simply charge your hearing aids in the charging station overnight.

Hearing aid finder: See what type suits you

Take 1 minute to find out what hearing aid models suits your preferences.

What is your level or hearing loss?
What is your level or hearing loss?
What is more important for you in a hearing aid?
What is your preferred type of battery?

Your result

Based on your answers the following hearing aid types would suit your needs:

  • miniRITE R

*The result of the test may only be used for guidance and is not meant to replace a more accurate measurement of your hearing abilities and needs by one of our hearing care experts.

Would you like to visit us for your free trial?

Your result

Based on your answers the following hearing aid types would suit your needs:

  • miniRITE R

*The result of the test may only be used for guidance and is not meant to replace a more accurate measurement of your hearing abilities and needs by one of our hearing care experts.

Would you like to visit us for your free trial?

Your result

Based on your answers the following hearing aid types would suit your needs:

  • miniRITE
  • BTE Plus/Ultra Power
  • In-the-canal (ITC)

*The result of the test may only be used for guidance and is not meant to replace a more accurate measurement of your hearing abilities and needs by one of our hearing care experts.

Would you like to visit us for your free trial?

Your result

Based on your answers the following hearing aid types would suit your needs:

  • miniRITE
  • BTE Plus/Ultra Power

*The result of the test may only be used for guidance and is not meant to replace a more accurate measurement of your hearing abilities and needs by one of our hearing care experts.

Would you like to visit us for your free trial?

Your result

Based on your answers the following hearing aid types would suit your needs:

  • miniRITE R

*The result of the test may only be used for guidance and is not meant to replace a more accurate measurement of your hearing abilities and needs by one of our hearing care experts.

Would you like to visit us for your free trial?

Your result

Based on your answers the following hearing aid types would suit your needs:

  • miniRITE R

*The result of the test may only be used for guidance and is not meant to replace a more accurate measurement of your hearing abilities and needs by one of our hearing care experts.

Would you like to visit us for your free trial?

Your result

Based on your answers the following hearing aid types would suit your needs:

  • miniRITE
  • Invisible-in-the-canal (IIC)
  • Completely-in-the-canal (CIC)
  • In-the-canal (ITC))

*The result of the test may only be used for guidance and is not meant to replace a more accurate measurement of your hearing abilities and needs by one of our hearing care experts.

Would you like to visit us for your free trial?

Your result

Based on your answers the following hearing aid types would suit your needs:

  • Halfshell/full shell
  • miniRITE

*The result of the test may only be used for guidance and is not meant to replace a more accurate measurement of your hearing abilities and needs by one of our hearing care experts.

Would you like to visit us for your free trial?

How do digital hearing aids work?

Modern, digital hearing aids work by amplifying sound via a three-component system:

  1. Microphone – Receives the sound waves and converts them into electrical signals
  2. Amplifier – Increases the strength of the sound signals and sends them to the ear 
  3. Receiver/speaker - Converts the amplified electrical signal into sound and delivers it into the ear canal

Digital hearing aids automatically adjust the volume and listening programs based on the environment.

Bluetooth hearing aids

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Maddison Franse - Audiologist and Medical and Clinical Projects Specialist

BSc, MClinAud, MAudA(CCP)

What drew Maddison to the hearing care industry was the potential to help others connect with those around them, enriching their quality of life. Over her career at Audika she has gained experience in adult rehabilitation, paediatric testing and tinnitus management, and been involved the training and development of graduate and student audiologists. Excited to share her passion for hearing health and excellent clinical care she moved into the role of Medical & Clinical Projects Specialist.

Maddison's current role allows her to raise hearing health awareness amongst other health professionals and support Audika’s clinical network in providing the best possible service and care to their clients.