Oticon Hearing Aids

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Oticon made its first in-the-ear (ITE) hearing aid available to the public in 1977 and then its first digital hearing aids in 1996, building on a foundation of innovation first established in 1904 with the release of the world’s first electric hearing device (Acousticon).

After the Demant Group formed a partnership with American entrepreneur Charles Lehman to establish the American-Danish Oticon Corporation, the company became a leading hearing aid provider after World War II.

Oticon began to distinguish itself in the hearing aid industry early in the 21st century, thanks to the development of its Brain Hearing concept, which led to the production of hearing aids with streaming and connectivity features as early as 2007.

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The Brain Hearing Concept and Opn Processing

The Brain Hearing concept is an approach used in the design and production of sound processing technology that augments the natural function of the brain to create meaning from sound and speech rather than just pushing amplified sound into the ear.

From Brain Hearing came Oticon’s Opn processing platform, which makes it possible for hearing aid wearers to easily distinguish between multiple speakers within a noisy environment, improving sound quality and voice clarity while also upgrading overall instrument performance.

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Oticon’s Hearing Aids Features

  • Connectivity with smartphones and other digital electronics or TV, also allowing for sound sharing between hearing aids to improve spatial awareness and enhanced clarity
  • Streaming capabilities with Bluetooth® streaming applied to Oticon’s integrated sound generator to help with tinnitus management
  • Preprogrammed sound environments to make it quicker and simpler for users to accommodate their unique needs and preferences as they move between locations
  • Clear, transparent sound quality and speech details to boost your capacity to understand speech in multiple listening environments, thanks to Oticon’s sound preservation technology
  • Dynamic range of expanded input features resulting in sound quality augmentation that helps eliminate distortion and whistling
  • Remote fitting and counseling options to keep your hearing needs up-to-date without an in-office consultation via the Genie app

AVI New England’s Patient-Focused Hearing Care

A common misconception of hearing care is that hearing technology makes all the difference. Although hearing aids manufactured by Oticon are among the advanced hearing solutions used by our audiologists to help you hear better, the patient will always be at the center of the personalized attention we’re committed to providing.

For more than 40 years, Dr. Bauman (former director of Yale Hearing, Speech and Language Clinic and founder of the Hearing, Balance and Speech Center) has committed his professional life to helping people across a broad range of auditory related conditions, including tinnitus and various forms of sound sensitivity disorders, such as hyperacusis, phonophobia, TTTS, acoustic shock, mal de debarquement syndrome, and misophonia, as well as inventing the receiver-in-the-canal (RIC) hearing aid, the most widely used hearing aid in the world.

In addition to dispensing and fitting our patients with advanced prescription hearing aids from manufacturers like Oticon, Phonak, ReSound, and others, our personalized care includes troubleshooting and technical support, device maintenance, and hearing aid repair for a wide range of hearing aid brands.

Contact the AVI New England hearing care center nearest you in Norwalk, Hamden, and Branford, CT if you believe advanced technology hearing aids might be the best solution to help overcome your hearing challenges, or if you need tech support from one of our hearing aid specialists, by using the adjacent form.

The Importance of Scheduling a Hearing Assessment

Because it is the beginning of identifying the type and severity of hearing loss in order to customize a plan of treatment or preventive measures, scheduling a hearing assessment is a critical step in receiving better hearing care.

Even when a measurable hearing loss is not detected during a hearing assessment, the results establish a baseline against which future deterioration can be measured.

To ensure your hearing health, do not delay having a hearing test. Take the first step on the journey to better hearing and a healthier life by scheduling a hearing assessment today.

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