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Are the new Oticon Opn hearing aids really that much better in background noise? I am considering upgrading from Alta2.

We have only fit a handful of patients so far. But, so far the feedback (no pun intended) has been great for hearing in noise! We all have...

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Are LiNX2 ITE hearing aids more susceptible to moisture than Phonak Virto hearing aids?

Custom hearing device products do not have IP (Ingress Protection) ratings, only behind-the-ear devices do. For moisture, the highest score a...

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What do hearing aids sound like?

For first-time users, hearing aids will often sound “tinny” or “amplified” or even seemingly too loud for the first few days of use. This is...

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What can be done to help nerve deafness?

"Nerve Deafness" is a term which people sometimes use to refer to sensorineural hearing loss, or hearing loss due to damage to the cochlea (inner...

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Does barometric pressure affect hearing?

You may experience some brief hearing loss and pressure in the ear with the change in atmospheric pressure, however, hearing may be affected...

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Who fits hearing aids?

Hearing aids are fit by licensed professionals, usually audiologists or hearing instrument specialists. An audiologist has typically completed 6-8...

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

This review is from the viewpoint of a hearing professional.   A couple of my patients purchased these aids and returned them because they thought...

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How do I clean my hearing aids? And how often? They are Phonak Marvel RICs.

When you take them off you should look for wax in the dome. Brush it daily, also brush the microphones, the small slits in the back of the aid by...

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Can extremely loud sounds damage my hearing aids? And, what about ultrasound?

Your hearing aid is composed of a microphone, a sound processor and a speaker.  While the hearing aids has limits on what is placed in your ear...

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