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Resound Hearing Aids
A richer, more active, and independent lifestyle is the result of rediscovering your hearing.
The innovations behind ReSound hearing aids have looked for new ways to help their patients do just that since their founding in 1943.
Associated with GN Group, a global leader in intelligent audio solutions, ReSound hearing instruments are available to individuals with hearing loss in 80 countries worldwide.
ReSound, along with other GN Group innovators, plays a critical role in the research and development of medical, professional, and consumer audio solutions, along with manufacturing and distributing med-tech, hearables, and intelligent audio products.
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Features and Innovations of ReSound Hearing Instruments
The first open-standard digital chip, released in 1992, introduced improved programming flexibility for ReSound hearing aid wearers. Limiting the discomfort of a plugged ear canal experienced by some hearing aid wearers and the enhancement of natural sound was accomplished in 2003 with their first open fit design.
WDRC (Wide Dynamic Range Compression) to provide better sound level adjustment and DFS (Digital Feedback Suppression) helped regulate the input intensities and eliminate the feedback and distortion issues that made for an uncomfortable hearing aid wearing experience.
ReSound manufactures hearing aids that are smaller, lighter, and more discrete to wear without sacrificing quality, clarity, and performance thanks to their micro-digital technology innovations.
Using 2.4 GHz technology (Bluetooth) linking your hearing aids to iPhone and Android devices, as well as other digital devices, for enhanced sound quality and clarity is also available in ReSound hearing instruments. Combined with the Remote Assist app, patients can submit programming feedback to their hearing instrument specialist to improve programming adjustments and technical support without the need for an in-office appointment.
Patient-Focused Hearing Care from Jacobs Audiology
ReSound hearing aids are one of the advanced hearing technology solutions our audiologists at Jacobs Audiology use to meet your hearing care needs, but technology will never replace the patient-focused hearing care we provide.
We focus on your specific hearing care needs using comprehensive hearing assessments to accurately identify your hearing challenges and guide you through selecting the hearing instruments that best addresses those hearing challenges while also considering your personal preferences and budget.
Patient-focused hearing care also involves ongoing technical support, device maintenance, and hearing aid repair of devices from manufacturers like ReSound, Phonak, Unitron, and Widex to deliver better hearing, greater independence, and a more rewarding lifestyle to hearing aid wearers in Bowie and Southern Maryland.
If your daily life, or the life of a loved one, is interrupted by hearing challenges or your hearing aids need a little TLC, use the form below to contact our hearing instrument specialist nearest you.
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Whether you have a question, a concern or would like to speak to me to discuss any challenges that you may be facing, then I am here for you.
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Simply complete this form and when I’m available between appointments, I’ll call you back for a friendly no-obligation conversation.
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Sounds were given back to me in an instant
For years, his wife and children had pestered him about going to have a hearing test. But he didn’t feel it was necessary. Instead, he preferred to turn up the volume on his television and ask others to repeat themselves. “Denial was a big factor,” he remembers. “When I was growing up, if you saw someone with hearing aids, people thought there was something wrong with them. And then I suddenly found myself in their position.”
I suddenly realized what I was missing
Like many kids, Joe developed a love of music from an early age. “I play guitar, and I’ve played for years – mostly too loud when I was younger,” he admits with a grin.
He enrolled in the military after high school as a linguist. That’s when he learned he had damaged hearing. After his hearing aid fitting, his world changed overnight. “Everything sounded really vibrant – it was like my mind wasn’t wired for that anymore,” he says.
SaWan’s life changed for the better after she was fitted with new hearing technology at Jacob’s Audiology.
SaWan found out she had a hearing loss in her late twenties. She was flying to Italy for work, but once she landed, both her eardrums had ruptured. Over the years, she invested in hearing aid technology from Miracle Ear and Costco. “Those experiences were a disaster,” she says. “I paid too much money for hearing aids that didn’t improve my hearing situation, and in some cases, I couldn’t hear anything out of the devices.
When friends and family are struggling with their hearing Karen tells them, 'Just go see Marcie'
“My daughters and husband would tell me ‘You really need to have your hearing tested,’” she says. “You don’t miss it because you don’t hear it, but it becomes annoying to your family.” Like a lot of people, she was worried about the cost of hearing aid technology. But as her condition worsened, she found out her insurance company would step in and cover a large portion of her investment in new devices.
Danayjah felt nervous about her first appointment but Marcie made her feel really comfortable.
Danayjah began showing signs of a hearing loss back in elementary school. As the years went by, those around her realized that this behavior was probably to do with an impairment. And after consulting an audiologist, her family set her up with a pair of hearing aids that they’d bought online. “I had those hearing aids for two years, and it was a struggle,” she says. “I’d usually have to take the work home and just teach myself.
I really appreciated the fact that Randi listens to what I have to say
In the early 2000s, Andrew developed type 2 diabetes, “At that point, I became very aware of the possibility that I might not wake up.”
An organization called NEADS, offered support and introduced him to Champ, to aid him with his disability. It wasn’t long before the four-legged companion became Andrew’s best friend and, above all, hero.
After coming to terms with his disability, this initiated a change in Andrew, where he decided it was time to visit a specialist and came across Jacobs Audiology. Since having his hearing aids fitted, his life has changed drastically.
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