The 3 Ps to Better Hearing

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Nov 04, 2019

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TV commercials or online ads may imply something different, but there are 3 critical factors to successful hearing treatment. A lack of any of the 3 could negatively impact your success to better hearing.
The first and most important P is the Professional. Finding the right professional is essential! In fact, 7 of the top 10 factors in patient satisfaction are directly related to the relationship and best practices performed by the professional!
The second P is the Process. The majority of hearing-impaired people did not lose their hearing overnight. Patients only realize they are missing things when it affects conversations that are valuable, but by then there are many sounds that have disappeared.
Since patients dont realize they have hearing loss until years later, hearing cannot be restored overnight either. The brain needs to be slowly reintroduced to the sounds that have been missing.
Finally, the 3rd P is the Product. The product is still an important part of a patients success, but a good professional can work with many quality hearing technologies. You have to have a good Professional and good Process set up before finding the right Product.
You get what you pay for; make sure your investment covers all three.
Editors Note: This article was submitted by Whitney Swander, Au.D., which is a condensed excerpt from her co-written book Isolation is Optional. Dr. Whitney Swander is the owner of Hearing HealthCare Centers and may be reached at 303-720-7516 or by email at

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