Results Page 11: Expert Answers from Hearing Healthcare Providers

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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Does Costco sell rechargeable hearing aids? If so, what models are available?

Yes, Costco does sell rechargeable hearing aids. Here are your options as of October 2019: Philips HearLink miniRITE T R - $1,249.99...

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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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What's the difference between Oticon Opn and Oticon Opn S?

Otion OPN S is the latest technology from Oticon. OPN has been shown to provide improvement in speech understanding, reduced listening effort, and...

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Which works best for iPhone users, Phonak Marvel or Made For iPhone hearing aids like Oticon Opn?

Currently, the Phonak Marvel Hearing aids are the only ones that allow the user to answer a call by pressing a button on the hearing aid.  The...

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Why doesn't medicare cover hearing aids?

Only Medicare can answer that question but the theories have been along 3 different lines: "It's too expensive." Only in the last 15 years has...

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Is it possible to recommend the right hearing aid based on the hearing test (audiogram) alone?

The audiogram can provide a lot of information; however, it is not enough to make a decision for an appropriate hearing aid. It is important to...

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What is the best BiCros hearing aid?

The best BiCros is a somewhat subjective question.  The answer varies based on your particular hearing loss and the skill of the dispenser. ...

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Are hearing aids safe to wear while hunting?

No, hearing aids are not safe to wear while hunting with firearms. If you are hunting with a non-noise generating weapon, feel free to wear your...

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