The best hearing aids: What to consider

The best hearing aids for you will depend on:

  • type and degree of your hearing loss
  • your communication needs
  • ear size and shape
  • your medical history
  • handling and ease of use
  • cosmetic requirements

The best hearing aids brand choices

All the major brands with modern technology, when correctly fitted, can give good results. Some brands focus on cosmetics, others on wireless and Bluetooth connection, others on naturalness of sound.

What is important is independent advice, a trial period and the clinical judgement of the clinician. Your clinician will recommend the best solution for you.

There are many major hearing aid manufacturers including ReSound, Oticon, Phonak, Siemens and Widex.