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Are hearing aids waterproof?

Siemens marketed the Aquaris as waterproof, but they stopped manufacturing it recently. While current hearing aids have the same IP rating as the...

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Is it possible to have my AGX hearing aids unlocked? We are moving overseas, and I'm not sure what to do?

The short answer is yes.  Hopefully you have a good relationship with your previous hearing care provider.  I would contact them and ask them to...

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Are TruHearing Flyte hearing aids as good as normal hearing aids? Do I lose anything by going with TruHearing?

Be sure to ask if the Flyte instruments include a telecoil. Ask the provider to program the Flyte instruments, verify the settings via Real-Ear...

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I read that MDHearingAid has the best hearing aids. Is that true?

It has a great name that leads you to believe that it would be a "doctor prescribed" device.   However, testing that was completed that compared...

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What is the best hearing aid for a reverse slope cookie bite loss?

There is no product that we can say is "the best" as ultimately it is a personal decision. Some individuals prefer one manufacturer and other may...

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Who offers silver zinc rechargeable batteries?

Rechargeable ZPower hearing aids--powered by silver zinc rechargeable batteries--are made by several manufacturers: Starkey, ReSound, Oticon,...

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what are the best hearing aids for single sided deafness

There are a few options to consider for this scenario:1) CROS (if the better ear is normal) or BiCROS (if the better ear has a hearing loss as...

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I'm considering a MED-EL cochlear implant. What is best hearing aid to wear with it?

While the MED-EL cochlear implant is a good product, it does not currently have a partner hearing aid company that is compatible.  If having...

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