Man inserting a bluetooth hearing aid and connecting it to his phone

The Benefits of Bluetooth Hearing Aids

Published: June 14, 2021

Updated: July 19, 2022

These days, it’s easier than ever to make changes to your hearing aid. Using Bluetooth technology, you’re able to take control of your hearing aid in a way that’s never been possible before. But, what are the benefits of Bluetooth hearing aids? Let’s take a look. 

The benefits of Bluetooth hearing aids 

Our world is continuously evolving. Many companies are constantly looking for new and innovative ways to make remote access easier, better, and faster. 

Traditionally, hearing aid fitting processes are tedious and time-consuming. They require multiple appointments for fitting and fine-tuning. Smartphone technology has changed this. Now, you can control and change the settings of your hearing aid from the comfort of your own home.

Some hearing aids also use Bluetooth to stream music and phone calls. 

The rise of Bluetooth hearing aids

Many hearing aid manufacturers are including Bluetooth connectivity with their hearing aids. This is used to overcome poor access to everyday audio sources and sounds like phone calls and music. Some hearing aid wearers complain about unclear speech when using the phone and avoid phone calls. Others use earphones to take phone calls, requiring them to take out their hearing aids. This creates an unnatural hearing experience. 

Lexie Hearing allows you to take control of your hearing through the Lexie app. Lexie hearing aids work with the Lexie app to make your hearing experience better. The only thing you need is your smartphone. The Lexie app is compatible with both iOS and Android software. Please note that not all Lexie hearing aids offer Bluetooth streaming capabilities and are simply Bluetooth-enabled allowing you to connect your hearing aids to your smartphone.

The easy-to-use Lexie app enables the user to complete the hearing aid setup, manipulate adjustable features and choose between various listening environments to suit their listening needs and lifestyle. Managing your own listening experiences has never been this easy. It is also used to make adjustments to suit your various listening environments. Managing your own listening experiences has never been this easy. 

The app not only assists with the initial setup and programming of your devices but connects you to the Lexie Experts too. You can choose video or voice calls, and have the Lexie Experts make any adjustments you need, or answer questions you might have.

This allows you to save on the high costs of hearing health practitioner consultation fees.

Advantages of Bluetooth technology

Bluetooth hearing aids allow you to effortlessly transition between various listening situations. Aside from improving hearing, they make other aspects of your hearing health journey that much easier.

Overcoming dexterity issues

As we age, we lose some ability to manipulate and handle smaller objects with our hands and fingers. Having access to your hearing aid’s settings and programs on a smartphone screen is easier than trying to press small buttons on your hearing aid.

Better sound quality

Wireless technology allows you to connect directly to other devices. It improves the overall quality of sound as the audio is streamed directly into your ears.

Image of post writer Jastelle Hugo.

Written by Jastelle Hugo

B. Speech and Language Therapy; BSc Audiology

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