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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 long do the batteries last in the Halo 2 hearing aids?

It varies widely, based on how much streaming is done; and whether mercury-free or older, better non-mercury-free #13 cells (~240 mAh) are...

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Is Phonak Audeo B a significant upgrade to Audeo V?

Audeo B has faster processing time and teh main difference would be the introduction of rechargable hearing aids in certain models. 

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Does Phonak make a hearing aid with Bluetooth, telecoil, and rechargeable batteries?

We recently added the Phonak Audéo B-R to our hearing aid review database. We're excited to see what customers will report, especially with regard...

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I have a 60% hearing loss in my left ear and no hearing in my right ear. What kind of hearing aid can help me? I also need one that will connect to my smartphone.

I would suggest trying a BICROS hearing device; a couple of different manufacturers carry these kind of hearing aids which are smartphone...

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Why does my hearing aid beep while I'm chewing food?

When you chew, you hearing canal actually changes shape. You can test this yourself by placing your pinky finger into your earcanal, then opening...

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Is there any point to getting the Resound LiNX2 962 model to have the telecoil?

Absolutely! I highly recommend you obtain hearing aids that offer Bluetooth and telecoil technology. I have personally fit thousands of hearing...

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Over the past week, I have been experiencing imbalance when I walk. It’s worse when I bend over. What’s causing this, and is there anything I can do?

As Kristi indicated, a full audiological evaluation is warranted.  Your primary care physician should be notified and you should request a...

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I get a lot of moisture in my ears from my hearing aids and I get a bad smell and have to use ear drops frequently. Would the Eargo help to prevent this problem?

I am familiar with Eargo and the idea behind it is to allow some ventilation around and through those little tendrils that cover the end of the...

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What can cause a hearing aid, such as the Phonak Virto v90, to raise and lower volume randomly while watching TV?

Most new hearing aid technology now features automatic analysis of your listening environment to react to background noise and take measures when...

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