Which one should I select? What does this one do that others don’t? Many look similar--which kind is better for me? So many styles and types of hearing aids are on the market at this time. The consumer can quickly become bewildered at the overwhelming variety of products that are available. The value of a hearing aid consultation prior to purchasing your devices cannot be overstated. This is your opportunity to not only learn about the options available, but to listen with different products, work with them, see if you can manipulate the batteries and controls. Many patients are surprised that a style they thought they preferred is not at all what they were expecting.