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How well does the ReSound LiNX2 9 RIE 62 work with an Android smartphone? Are there any limitations compared to an iPhone?

ReSound LiNX, Enzo, LiNX², and Enzo², and Beltone First, Legend, Boost, & Boost+ hearing aids work well with compatible Android phones....

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What does a seven-tone tune coming from one of my Oticon Alta 2 hearing aids mean?

I spoke with Oticon.  They stated it is likely the Start-up "jingle" meaning it is the tones that come one when the hearing aid is first turned...

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Why does my hearing aid keep beeping? It's not the low battery sound.

There could be several reasons that device is beeping and this may be dependent on the type of device that you have. Reasons could include: losing...

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I have had ringing in my right ear for about 2 weeks. My ear feels plugged up with partial hearing and no pain. What should I do?

I don't typically answer these questions, but my personal opinion is to seek medical attention immediately. Your symptoms may be caused by...

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Where are hearing aids manufactured?

It depends on the manufacturer.  Starkey, for example, is an American-based company that manufactures their devices in the United States.  Oticon,...

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What is sensorineural hearing loss?

Sensorineural hearing loss is a reduced sensitivity to sound from damage, malfunction, or malformation in the sensory and/or neural auditory...

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Are there any differences between normal Phonak hearing aids and the Phonak hearing aids sold at Costco, in terms of quality and performance?

The Phoank Brio is the line available at Costco. The new Audeo models (Vs) run on a newer/faster computer chip and therefore give better sound...

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What are the best hearing aids?

Several factors come into consideration when considering what hearing aids to choose from. It is important to find a knowledgeable and experienced...

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Does Medicare cover hearing aids?

As of March, 2016, Medicare does not cover hearing aids, nor does Medicare cover hearing tests done solely for the purposes of hearing aid...

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Why do hearing aids whistle?

Similar to a public address system, a hearing aid can hum, whistle, or ring when amplified sound comes out of the hearing aid’s loudspeaker and is...

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