A Must Have for Hearing Aid Wearers – Telecoil

A Must Have for Hearing Aid Wearers – Telecoil

“From electric motors to telephones to auto applications, the list is endless. With micro-miniaturization, even hearing aids benefit from an electrical coil called a telecoil or T-Coil. Though tiny compared to the one pictured above, T-Coils are extremely powerful and versatile. ”

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“Although the majority of hearing instruments today are equipped with T-Coils as standard equipment there are a number of hearing aids available that don’t have them making the induction loop technology unavailable to the user. If your current hearing aids don’t have a T-coil, it could be worthwhile to consider replacing them with updated versions with a T-Coil. It could possibly be that your hearing aid has a T-Coil already and you may not be aware of it. Sometimes they just need to be activated by your hearing professional. If you have a custom hearing aid and it does not have a T-coil already, it may be possible to have one put in your hearing aid for a fee. “Will these hearing aids have T-Coils?” is a question you should be sure to ask your hearing aid provider prior to purchasing a hearing aid.”

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