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Which IIC hearing aids are the best? I'm looking for devices that can adjust on their own based on any noise environment, with a natural feel and clear sound.

All labs that produce IICs have technology levels that adjust for noisy environments to the best degree that today's technology allows. No IIC, or...

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Are any hearing aid companies offering cyber monday deals?

I would say it's relatively unusual for clinics to offer deals and the manufacturer of the devices cannot directly offer any deals as the devices...

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Is Starkey going to go out of business? My doctor recommended Starkey aids to me, but I'm worried after reading about the fraud lawsuit.

Former employees have been indicted, but the company itself is not under investigation.  Sales in 2016 are up, business is proceeding as usual,...

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Which hearing aids can stream music from an android phone?

Nearly all hearing aids currently on the market from every manufacturer can stream music from an Android, or any other smart phone that has...

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Is Costco's ReSound Cala a 'made-for-iPhone' aid?

If you look at Apple's official made-for-iPhone (MFi) compatible device list you will see that the ReSound Cala is not listed. The only Kirkland...

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Why is it difficult to understand words with hearing aids?

Hearing loss is categorized into three types: conductive, sensorineural, and mixed.  A conductive hearing loss means there is an issue in the...

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Does the Resound LiNX2 have a hands-free capability of talking on iPhone without bringing the iPhone up to the mouth?

It absolutely does, but requires the Phone Clip+.  The Linx2 allows audio through the iPhone wirelessly, but still requires you to use the...

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Is nerve damage to the ear due to loud noise reversible?

Yes and no! If you are exposed to excessive levels of noise ie a concert you may get a temporary threshold shift ie your hearing ability will...

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If removing earwax does not improve my hearing, what is the next step?

You should visit an audiologist to have your hearing evaluated. If your hearing decreased suddenly, it is a medical emergency and you should...

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