|My Aids: Oticon Alta2 Pro Ti miniRITE|
This entry details my current hearing aids, which were fitted on Thursday, April 9, 2015. This is my first set of aids.
Model: Alta 2 Pro Ti | Product Literature
Color: Cool Blue
Reciever: 85 (mid)
Current Programs (changes to defaults in bullet points):
[Note: I'll be using this entry to chronicle my experience trialling hearing aids. It will be updated from time to time, and linked in my signature. Entries are in reverse chronological order.]
April 10, 2015 - Day Two
Yesterday I helped chaperone a large group of teenage boys on a trip to New York City. It was a real workout for my new hearing aids. On the bus I was able to hear and talk to my seat mate and even hear those behind and in front of me. In Starbucks
On January 23, 2015 I developed a sudden, acute ear infection in my left ear. Symptoms included severe pain, congestion, tinnitus, and hearing loss which I assumed was conductive. I immediately sought medical attention, and was placed on amoxicillin. The amoxicillin cured the acute infection, but congestion lingered and was only cleared by a combination of oral and inhaled decongestants. When the congestion cleared, however, the hearing loss and tinnitus remained.
I visited an ENT