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What is your review of the Hearing Assist rechargeable hearing aid? The pair costs less than $500 at Walmart.

Sheri Gostomelsky, AuD

Doctor of Audiology

12 December 2019 - 2.59K Views

I look at this  product akin to "training wheels".   It's a way to get started.  For someone with a mild hearing loss, this product may be satisfactory.  Although the price tag is significantly less, $500 is a lot of money to spend if you are not satisfied.  If you are disappointed with performance,  hearing aids that are fit professionally can be your next step.

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Danny L Ahrens

Hearing Healthcare Provider

12 December 2019 - 2.6K Views

This review is from the viewpoint of a hearing professional.   A couple of my patients purchased these aids and returned them because they thought the sound would be comparable to professionally programmed digitals.  You have a choice of 4 settings, do not need a hearing test, and simply pick the setting that sounds the best.  If you are satisfied with this lesser quality of hearing, then go for it.   If a person really does have a mild to moderate hearing loss, then you might be satisfied with this standard.  They offer a generous return policy.  The rechargeable batteries are nowhere close to the quality of the lithium-ion batteries in the top tier Phonak category.  Hearing Assist will tell you they are designed for approx.500 discharge/recharge cycles, then must be returned for replacement @ $300.00 pair.

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in Phoenix

12 December 2019 - 2.6K Views

I haven't had a chance to review this particular "hearing aid" (amplifier) for my YouTube channel yet.  I'm sure Hearing Tracker will link it when I do!
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