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Why Have Hearing Aids for Both Ears?

The benefits of having hearing aids for both ears:

  • Better sound quality (high definition);
  • Facilitates understanding in noisier environments, as the brain needs signals from both ears to effectively separate speech from noise, allowing conversations to be understood from all sides;
  • Improves understanding in a group, since you will be able to hear the sounds coming from each side;
  • Keeps both ears active, which helps to maintain discrimination (understanding words);
  • Easier and less tiring because listening becomes more natural and balanced;
  • More comfort, because you will need less gain (volume) to understand;
  • Helps to preserve hearing in the long term;
  • Contributes to maintaining the speed of identification of sounds, letters, and therefore words;
  • More balanced listening, you no longer need to turn your head to hear;
  • Ability to locate sounds and speech, something impossible with a single hearing aid;
  • Allows hearing over a greater distance.

In short, the two (2) cerebral hemispheres will be stimulated when wearing two hearing aids!

Two ears are better than one!

Interesting little sound quality test:

  • Try listening to music with headphones or earbuds;
  • Remove one of the two earpieces from one ear;
  • Wait 2 minutes and put the earpiece back on to get the sound back in both ears;

You just heard the difference between one and two hearing aids while listening to music!

Imagine what this difference means for speech. It’s considerable!