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Why are real ear measurements not required on all new hearing aids sold?

They absolutely should be! In some states they are required to be performed within a certain time period of the fitting of the devices or at the...

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How is artificial intelligence technology used in the Starkey Livio AI?

Currently, the Livio is functioning as a hearable fitness device. It keeps track of the activity of the wearer while they are moving around and it...

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I feel like I am hearing my heartbeat in my ears. It's driving me crazy. What should I do?

What you report sounds like pulsatile tinnitus, which is sometimes due to an increase in blood pressure, but can also be a symptom of other, more...

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My audiologist recommended AGX hearing aids, but when I look at all the information on the internet they are barely referenced. Consumer Reports doesn't include them. How do they rate?

I strongly recommend against AGX hearing aids.  They are basically re-branded hearing aids from one of the Big 6 manufacturers.  They are good...

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Are hearing aids waterproof?

Siemens marketed the Aquaris as waterproof, but they stopped manufacturing it recently. While current hearing aids have the same IP rating as the...

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Is it possible to have my AGX hearing aids unlocked? We are moving overseas, and I'm not sure what to do?

The short answer is yes.  Hopefully you have a good relationship with your previous hearing care provider.  I would contact them and ask them to...

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Are TruHearing Flyte hearing aids as good as normal hearing aids? Do I lose anything by going with TruHearing?

Be sure to ask if the Flyte instruments include a telecoil. Ask the provider to program the Flyte instruments, verify the settings via Real-Ear...

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I read that MDHearingAid has the best hearing aids. Is that true?

It has a great name that leads you to believe that it would be a "doctor prescribed" device.   However, testing that was completed that compared...

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