Results Page 3: Expert Answers from Hearing Healthcare Providers

What rechargeable hearing aids last the longest? I am outdoorsy and not always near an outlet.

For daily battery life, most last 20-30 hours, but this can be reduced by how much Bluetooth streaming you do. Consider it a 1:2 ratio, where 1...

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Are hearing aid dehumidifiers necessary? I live in New Orleans, where it's fairly damp, and my hearing aids are cutting in and out.

The two primary culprits to cause problems with hearing aids are wax and moisture.  Some instruments are less vulnerable to wax issues because of...

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Is tinnitus considered a disability? For me, it seems to be.

As a former Social Security Disability Determination Examiner, the official answer would be no. “The law defines disability as the inability to...

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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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Humans can hear frequencies up to 20 kHz. Why don't hearing aids provide sound at frequencies above 10 kHz.

The previous answers bring up some interesting angles, but the real reason why digital hearing aids have an upper frequency limit is so that they...

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What does the QuickSIN test measure? My score was 8. What does this result mean? Is my problem my hearing or my brain?

The answers above are good responses describing the test and what the results mean.  I would add that I like to do the QuickSIN without and then...

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Does mineral oil help stop itching in the ears?

It depends on what is causing the itching. If it is dry skin, mineral oil or sweet oil (olive oil) can help with that. If the cause is allergies...

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Do rechargeable hearing aids cost more than equivalent models that use traditional disposable batteries?

Retail pricing can vary from office to office but in general you may find the up-front cost for rechargeable systems slightly higher than...

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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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