Embarking on the path of hearing treatment is a significant step toward improving your quality of life. Your treatment technology fitting appointment is a crucial milestone in this journey, and understanding what to expect can make the process smoother and more enjoyable. Let’s walk through the key elements of your appointment and what you should bring with you.
What to Expect at Your Treatment Technology Fitting Appointment
The process begins with an otoscopy, where your ears will be examined to ensure the optimal conditions for the fitting of hearing devices.
2. Physical Fitting of the Devices
The fitting of the devices involves placing them comfortably in your ears, ensuring they suit your individual needs and comfort.
3. Real Ear Measure
- Setting prescriptive levels for Moderate level speech targets
- Setting prescriptive levels for Soft level speech targets
- Setting prescriptive levels for Loud level speech targets
- Verification of Maximum Output
6. Adjustment for Patient Preference and Acclimation
Personalization is key. The devices will be adjusted based on your preferences and acclimation to ensure the best possible experience.
7. Orientation to New Treatment Technology
As with any new technology, there is a learning curve. We’ll guide you through common questions and let you know what to expect as you get acclimated to your new hearing device.
8. Connection to Smartphone
If your devices are smartphone-compatible, this step includes connecting them to your smartphone for enhanced functionality.
9. Discussion of Follow-Up Care and Schedule
Understanding the importance of follow-up care ensures a continuous positive experience with your treatment technology.
10. Review of Treatment Agreement
A brief review of the treatment agreement will be conducted to ensure clarity and mutual understanding.
11. Scheduling of Follow-Up Care
Securing future appointments will help track your progress and address any concerns that may arise.
The final step involves settling any outstanding payments to ensure a smooth transition.
What to Bring With You
Keep all relevant documents organized in a folder for easy access during the appointment.
Approach the appointment with a positive mindset, as it greatly influences your experience and improves the success of your treatment
Bring your smartphone for connectivity and to make the most of your device’s features. We will assist with this integration.
iTunes or Google Play Password
If necessary, have your app store password ready for any required downloads or updates.
Prepare any questions you may have about the treatment technology, care, or any concerns you’d like to address.
As you prepare for your treatment technology fitting appointment, remember that open communication is key. If you have any questions before your appointment, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We are here to support you on your journey to improved hearing health.