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Results Page 11: Expert Answers from Hearing Healthcare Providers

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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Can I wear Silk X hearing aids at night for tinnitus relief?

Other respondents have already mentioned reasons why you may not want to wear Silk X at night, but those reasons were all based on assumptions...

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Which hearing aids currently support audio streaming from Android devices via ASHA?

Starkey Livio Edge & ReSound Quattro hearing aids.  However, the Android device must have the Android 10 operating system and Bluetooth...

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What is a remote microphone? Do they actually help in noise?

Let me begin with a question of my own: If you are in a noisy environment and the person you want to hear was constantly 6 inches from your ear,...

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Can I use my old Roger Pen with my new Phonak Marvel hearing aids?

Yes you can use your old Roger pen with Marvel.   See your provider for details. 

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