If you’ve been diagnosed with hearing loss, hearing aids could help you to hear better and communicate more confidently.
Benefits of hearing aids
Hearing aids come in different shapes and sizes, but all work in a similar way. They use microphones to pick up the sounds around you. A processing chip adjusts the sound digitally. The sounds are then amplified and played into your ear.
Your hearing aids will be specially programmed to match the results of your hearing test.
Hearing aids can:
- make quieter sounds easier to hear
- make loud sounds more comfortable
- make conversations easier
- help you hear on the phone
- help you enjoy music, TV and the radio
- help you hear in noisy places.
If you need help with your hearing aids, visit get support online. It’s our service with tailored information for people who think they may have hearing loss, are thinking about getting hearing aids or already have hearing aids and want to get the most out of them.
Get the most out of your hearing aids
We’ll soon be launching a new tool to help people with their hearing aids.
Get help with hearing aids
We partner with NHS audiology services in some parts of the UK to provide our hearing aid support service. This service supports people to get the most out of their NHS hearing aids.
Hearing aid videos
Watch videos on how to get the most out of your hearing aids, including how to solve common problems. The videos have been designed by C2Hear and funded by the UK’s National Institute for Health Research.
Making conversations clearer
Find out about assistive technology and products to help you hear speech better.
What to do if you need your hearing aids repairing or adjusting
You may be able to get an appointment to have your hearing aids repaired or adjusted but this will depend on what needs doing, and the availability of your hearing aid provider.
What to do if you’re waiting for hearing aids to be fitted
Many audiology services are trying to book face to face appointments where they can, but some services are experiencing long waiting times.