Thinking about making a phone call to a family member, a close friend or anyone. On which ear do you hold the phone to? If you are discussing any matter you might hold the phone to your left, since it corresponds with the right side of the brain. If you are trying to get important information, directions for anywhere, or having a deep and intellectual conversation you may hold the phone to your right ear since it would correspond with the left side of the brain.
Those with hearing loss in either ear may benefit from this information.
Hearing aids are an electronic instrument which is only used at the time of the hearing problem. Hearing aids are designed for specific ear our mean that only available for right and left ear. These devices are fitted to the unique characteristics of each ear. That means your left hearing aid is programmed differently from your right.
Tips on how to differentiate between the right and the left hearing aid?
Following tips will help you to differentiate between the right and the left hearing aid.
There is mention of a special writing or a special color on the hearing machine. The red color mark is only for the right side and the blue color mark is only for the left side. If you can not find any specific indication in hearing aids, it is time to do some detective work. The hearing device easily put behind the ear and also into the ear. You should notice that which hearing aids put on the correct side. You should also mention it by red color on the right side and blue color for the left side.
In order to easily identify whether it is the left ear or right ear aid, color markings may be applied inside the battery drawer of behind-the-ear styles. Left: blue dot.
Using an otoscope during an ear exam
In order to differentiate between the right and left hearing aid, you should first differentiate between the right and the left ear. An otoscope with the headlight or head mirror may help you to differentiate between the right hearing and left hearing aid.
The right eardrum, the handle of the malleus is clearly going from the upper right to the lower left and ends somewhere in the center of the eardrum. Thus from a triangular light reflex goes to the bottom right somewhere about at 4-5 o’clock.
If you are still confused between the left and right hearing aids, you may reach your audiologist. He will explain the difference between the two hearing aids. As you may differentiate between these two with the help of fitting of hearing aids.
For more info:-
- Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids For Hearing Impaired People
- My hearing aid is beeping, what does that mean?