Bring a close friend or family member to your first appointment.
It is generally very helpful to bring a person with a familiar voice to your hearing assessment. It helps the hearing care professional see how well you understand words spoken by someone who is close to you and provides the most accurate assessment for maximum results.
In addition, should you feel anxious, it can help to have a friendly face and calming voice.
You’ll typically get more out of your visit if someone close to you can share the experience. Plus, your loved one will have a better understanding of some of the challenges
involved with your hearing loss and potentially learn effective communication strategies.
Please bring your driver’s license or I.D. and insurance card, if you have one.