Hearing Aids Can Look Cool

Friends – Phonak, a major manufacturer of hearing aids, has spotlighted Lipreading Mom’s Show Me Your Ears campaign on its blog this week. It has lots of cool super-ear photos. Check it out.

Open Ears

Steph's Pink Hearing Aid When I was fitted nearly two years ago , I was pleasantly surprised to discover that hearing aids now came in quite a range of fun colours and textures. Blue, pink, metallic silver, green, you name it. Quite a change from the plastic skin-tones that where the only option available at the time of my first (failed) fitting many years ago as a teenager. Needless to say, I picked pink — my trademark colour — and I’m never shy of showing them off around me.

I discovered more recently that many people go a step further with their hearing aids and implants, decorating them with stickers and gems, nail foils, shoe charms, you name it. The results are fantastic! Vincent regularly shows off his favourites on the Phonak Facebook page. Here are some of those I particularly like.

Pink purple hearing aid with charmFlower Implants

Flower on hearing aidCascading Peace Hearing Aid Charm

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