Today we’re going to discuss why people are so negative about getting hearing devices.

It’s a complex situation.

First of all, excepting the fact that we have a hearing loss somehow signifies aging.

Well, let’s face it; we’re all going to get older but wouldn’t it be nicer to get older and still be able to hear your grandchildren, going to the theatre and going out to dinner?

Secondly, people are adversely affected by the opinions of others; lots of people have negative experiences with hearing devices that have nothing to do with the device itself.

Having success with hearing aids is very easy; the person that has the hearing loss has to be motivated to do something about it. After being encouraged to do something about it, you have to find an excellent provider that you feel comfortable working with.

Finally, that provider needs to provide you with a quality product.

Today, devices are phenomenal.

If those ingredients such as motivation, right provider, and product exist – the outcomes are amazing.

Hearing aids are very discreet and offer excellent opportunities to be able to engage in things that you’re avoiding because of your hearing loss.

So don’t let it discourage you; take the journey for yourself. 

Form your own opinion, form your own knowledgable decision, but don’t feel negative about treating your hearing loss.

I hope I’ve helped you overcome a little bit of the negativeness of pursuing quality hearing healthcare.

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Dr. Michelle Couture-Souvenir, Au.D

Dr. Michelle Couture-Souvenir, Au.D., is Florida’s leading doctor of audiology and has over 25 years of experience in this dynamic industry. Before setting up her own business in Florida & Central America, she served as a pediatric audiologist and rehabilitative services manager at the Miami Children’s Hospital. She has worked with patients of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds during her long and diverse career, and she is still heavily involved in international humanitarian projects, helping hearing-impaired children globally.