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Information Guide for Widex Hearing Aids

Widex Hearing Aids Combine Comfort with Technological Advancements

Digital Hearing AidsWhen purchasing devices that are as important as hearing aids, there are several factors that should be researched, evaluated, and/or discussed with a hearing specialist in order to make an informed decision. In addition to their value in enhancing or re-establishing lifestyle preferences for the wearer, the cost of hearing aids can be quite substantial. It would therefore be wise to do the homework, so to speak, in a similar way to assessing the validity of any other type of investment.

The choice of hearing aids will depend on several dynamics, including but not limited to:

  • The type and extent of the hearing loss
  • Daily personal routines and lifestyle needs
  • Anatomy or structure of the ear/ear canal
  • Comfort with advancements in technology
  • Cost and availability of insurance coverage
  • Manufacturer specifications/product features

To the matter of hearing aid manufacturers and their respective product lines, one of the more innovative suppliers is Widex, a company that uses industry-leading technology to help individuals around the globe with their hearing loss. Widex hearing aids combine comfort with technological advances to create near-natural hearing experiences for those who require these devices/instruments.

Widex hearing aids are available from hearing clinics such as the Bravo Hearing Centre in Etobicoke and are one of the major brands recommended by the hearing specialists at this centre. The most popular options from this manufacturer consist of the following:

To assist in making an informed decision with respect to the Widex line of hearing aids, the following features and highlights are presented:

  • Widex Dream
    • Several choices – worn either in the ear, in the ear canal, or behind the ear
    • Recommended for mild to moderately severe hearing loss
    • Suitable for small parties/social engagements, meetings, public areas/malls
    • Key features include:
      • Protects/provides comfort against sudden or loud sounds/noises
      • Focuses on speech originating from the front or back of the wearer
      • Offers speech enhancement for dominant voices or in noisy crowds
  • Widex Clear
  • Wireless options, including receiver in the ear (RIE) and in the canal (RIC) models
  • Recommended range from minimal to profound hearing loss – adults and children
  • For difficult listening situations – watching TV, listening to music, telephone calls
  • Key features include:
    • Adjusts instantly/automatically depending on listening environment
    • Delivers sounds as close as possible to natural hearing
    • Can be combined with a wide range of wireless accessories
  • Widex Super
  • Also wireless – models available are receiver in-the-ear and receiver in-the-canal
  • Differentiated by its recommended use for severe to profound hearing loss
  • Optimal for larger-scale settings such as classrooms, lecture halls, conferences
  • Key features include:
    • Made for continued use all day long – has extended battery life
    • Inhibits feedback – does not whistle
    • Has the power to provide both loudness and clarity of sounds

Based on the degree of hearing loss, combined with personal preferences and lifestyle needs, the hearing aid specialists at Bravo Hearing Centre can recommend the Widex model that may offer the best solution for a patient’s specific requirements.

The Cost of Hearing Aids Depends on a Number of Factors

Although it was noted earlier that the cost of hearing aids can be substantial, it is often difficult to quote an amount that can be generally accepted and applied to a particular style or model. Most hearing aids will likely be somewhat different from one another due to variability in such factors as:

  • hearing loss levels
  • performance levels
  • lifestyle requirements
  • technological components
  • special wireless accessories

Bravo Hearing Centre in Etobicoke carries/dispenses a wide range of Widex Hearing Aids. The hearing specialists at Bravo would be pleased to discuss these options and to develop an accurate quote based on the factors noted above, among other criteria that may pertain to a specific patient.

For additional information on the various Widex hearing aid models and their associated features and options, please click here.

If you are looking for top quality hearing aids and would like to learn more about the Widex brand as a possible solution for your specific needs, call the hearing specialists at Bravo Hearing Centre today at 416-207-9711 to book a no-obligation appointment.

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Information Guide for Widex Hearing Aids
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When purchasing devices that are as important as hearing aids, there are several factors that should be researched, evaluated, and/or discussed with a hearing specialist in order to make an informed decision.
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