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Is it true that some hearing aids are locked? I am considering purchasing hearing aids at Costco, but want to be sure I can have them adjusted elsewhere (in case I move, etc).

Yes.  At Costco, the brand that is has proprietary software is Kirkland, which is made by Resound. Other proprietary brands available elsewhere...

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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?

Dan Schwartz's answer was very thorough. The shorter answer: any cell phone will work with the ReSound LiNX or LiNX2 wireless hearing aids if you...

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What's the difference between an audiologist and a hearing instrument specialist?

The primary differences between an audiologist and a hearing instrument specialist (or "dispensers") is their level of training and scope of...

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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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What's the difference between Livio AI and Livio Edge AI from Starkey?

To start this answer...I’d like to clarify some foundational info. Starkey’s “Livio” tech comes in 2 flavors...with AI and without AI. The non-AI...

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Which cell phone platform - iPhone or Android - offers the best benefits when used with the Oticon Opn?

The iPhone connects directly to the Oticon Opn platform for phone calls and music and has streaming to both ears. For phone calls, you still have...

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Which company makes the best rechargeable hearing aids?

Currently, Siemens (Signia) and Phonak have rechargeable products in their portfolios. Phonak has products at 3 different price points that are...

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What is the best solution for using a stethoscope with hearing aids?

It depends on the style and brand of hearing aids.  If you are wearing in the ear hearing aids, there are cups that can be attached to the...

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Do hearing aids work normally when the battery is low?

This is a very good question and one that my patients frequently ask. The quick answer is no, meaning they may malfunction on a low...

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What's the difference between the Phonak Brio and the Brio 2?

The Phonak Brio and Brio 2 are products that are specially made for and only sold at Costco warehouses. I only work with the main Phonak products...

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