Hearing Aid Options in Los Gatos: An Audiologist's Guide

Living with hearing loss can significantly impact one's quality of life, but fortunately, advancements in technology have led to a wide range of hearing aid options.

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Hearing Aid Options in Los Gatos: An Audiologist's Guide

Living with hearing loss can significantly impact one's quality of life, but fortunately, advancements in technology have led to a wide range of hearing aid options. In Los Gatos and the larger San Jose area, individuals seeking hearing solutions have access to top-notch audiology services provided by Silicon Valley Hearing. 

In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the current hearing aid options available, the importance of choosing an audiologist over a hearing aid dispenser, the significance of Real Ear Measurements in hearing care, and the value of selecting a provider with excellent patient reviews.

Current Hearing Aid Options

At Silicon Valley Hearing, we offer a diverse selection of cutting-edge hearing aids from reputable manufacturers. Let's explore some of the featured options:

Starkey Genesis AI

The Starkey Genesis AI hearing aid combines advanced artificial intelligence with exceptional sound quality. Its remarkable features include improved speech recognition, personalized noise cancellation, and seamless connectivity. 

Oticon Real

Designed for natural sound experiences, the Oticon Real hearing aids employ innovative technology to enhance speech comprehension and reduce listening effort. They offer personalized settings and wireless connectivity for effortless communication. 

Phonak Lumity

The Phonak Lumity hearing aids utilize groundbreaking technology to deliver clear and natural sound. With its adaptive features and advanced noise reduction capabilities, Lumity ensures a personalized and comfortable listening experience. 

Widex Moment Sheer

The Widex Moment Sheer hearing aids prioritize sound quality and naturalness by minimizing delay and distortion. These discreet and stylish devices offer excellent speech understanding in various listening environments. 

Resound Omnia

Resound Omnia hearing aids provide personalized sound experiences through advanced features like adaptive noise reduction, speech enhancement, and direct streaming from smartphones and other devices. They offer flexibility and control for improved hearing.

Earlens

Earlens offers a unique hearing solution that involves the world’s only nonsurgical lens to gently vibrate the eardrum and provide a larger frequency bandwidth to improve your hearing over traditional hearing aids. Here is a video to learn more about Earlens technology.

Choosing an Audiologist or a Hearing Aid Dispenser

When seeking hearing care, you should understand the difference between an audiologist and a hearing aid dispenser. Our Audiologist Dr. Marni Novick holds a Doctor of Audiology degree, indicating her extensive education and training in the field of hearing healthcare. We have the expertise to diagnose hearing loss, provide comprehensive evaluations, and offer personalized treatment options. 

But if you go with a hearing aid dispenser, you should know they typically focus solely on the sale and fitting of hearing aids without the same level of professional training and qualifications. 

Importance of Real Ear Measurements

Audiologists like ourselves provide Real Ear Measurements (REMs), which we see as an essential component of successful hearing aid fittings. REMs involve measuring the sound levels in the ear canal to ensure that the hearing aids are providing the appropriate amplification for individual hearing needs. By incorporating REMs into the fitting process, audiologists can fine-tune the settings of the hearing aids to optimize their performance and improve speech intelligibility. Here is a video that provides further information on the significance of Real Ear Measurements in hearing care.

Finding a Provider with Excellent Reviews

When selecting a hearing care provider, it is crucial to consider their reputation and patient satisfaction. Silicon Valley Hearing has garnered positive reviews, exemplifying our commitment to exceptional service. With a stellar 5-star rating on Google and over 60 reviews, patients have expressed their appreciation for the care and expertise provided by our team. Let's highlight some direct quotes from satisfied patients:

Purvi O. left the following review on Google: 

"Dr. Novik is extremely caring, thorough, and professional while checking and diagnosing my hearing condition. She provided the best guidance and gave me a terrific hearing aid machine which is now enabling me both personally and professionally."

Kaitlyn D. also shared her experience on Google: 

"I found Silicon Valley Hearing in Dr. Cliff's recommended network for audiologists who do best practices, and this is one of the best decisions I've made. Dr. Marni is intelligent and caring. She took the time to listen to everything, asked questions, informed me of her process, and how she arrived at decisions. I cannot recommend her enough!"

These testimonials highlight the compassionate and thorough approach of our team at Silicon Valley Hearing, emphasizing our dedication to providing personalized care and life-changing hearing solutions.

From the wide range of advanced hearing aids from renowned manufacturers, to comprehensive evaluations, personalized treatment plans, and ongoing support, consider Silicon Valley Hearing for your hearing loss needs. We are one of the few practices that provide Real Ear Measurements, which are considered the gold-standard in hearing aid fittings. Finally, our exceptional reviews and high patient satisfaction reflect the outstanding care and service provided by Dr. Novick and the rest of the team.

We can help you regain the joy of hearing and improve your overall quality of life. Contact us today.

Marni Novick, Audiologist in Los Gatos, CA

Dr. Marni Novick

Founder & Audiologist

Marni Novick, AuD, is founder of Silicon Valley Hearing, Inc., which opened its doors in 2014, with the promise of delivering honest and affordable hearing health care, along with exceptional customer service to her valued patients.

About Dr. Novick