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Ear, Nose and Throat

Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are a common treatment option for hearing loss. A hearing aid is a small electronic device that is worn in or behind your ear and amplifies sounds so they can be heard better, making listening and communication easier and more enjoyable. A hearing aid consists of a microphone, amplifier and speaker. The sounds are received through the microphone and then increased in power by the amplifier, which then sends the signals to the ear through a speaker. Hearing aids magnify sounds based on the severity of a patient’s hearing loss. There is a limit on how much amplification can be given to sounds, so hearing aids are not for everyone.

Our experienced team of otolaryngologists and audiologists are seeing patients at four convenient locations in and around Grand Rapids. Call (616) 252-5760 for your appointment.

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