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Will a hearing aid dryer damage my soft earmolds?

Soft molds are fine in the dryer but over a long period of time year or more possibly the material shrinks or hardens. We advise our patients that...

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Will hearing aids that are "Made For iPhone" and Android compatible (via ASHA) offer any advantages over universal Bluetooth hearing aids like Marvel?

It offers the ability to make Hearing Aid Bluetooth Specific settings changes in the MFi Hearing Aids section of the iPhone.  It also allows for...

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I have a new Oticon ConnectClip. When the wearer touches it, or her clothing brushes against it, I hear loud static noise. Is this normal?

Yes, brushing against any microphone makes noise. What you describe is normal. Find a place to clip the microphone away from clothing and avoid...

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With my hearing aids, my voice echoes and I hear a booming nasal sound when I talk or eat. Is there any solution?

Often this can happen with hearing aids that are all in-the-ear. The main reason is the occlusion effect, which happens when you have something...

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How do I know when it's time to replace the speaker (receiver) on my RIC aids?

Your audiologist should be able to definitively determine if the receiver wire should be replaced but some common symptoms are that the device is...

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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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