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Are hearing aids safe to wear while hunting?

Simple answer is “NO”..... Please wear hearing protection. Ear plugs for shooting are recommended and have been evolving at a rapid pace, and...

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What are the best ear plugs for comfort and noise protection?

In my experience custom solutions work far better for most people than off the shelf solutions. Sure the initial investment is a little higher but...

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How do I get water out of my ear safely after swimming?

Water in your ear canal will most often dry up on it's own.  Putting a few drops of alcohol in the ear canal may help to speed up this process. ...

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Is it safe to remove ear wax with Hydrogen Peroxide?

It is safe, and an effective way to remove earwax from the ear canals, provided that you do not have a perforated eardrum. I would also recommend...

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How is artificial intelligence technology used in the Starkey Livio AI?

Currently, the Livio is functioning as a hearable fitness device. It keeps track of the activity of the wearer while they are moving around and it...

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When will direct audio streaming from Android be available for the LiNX Quattro hearing aids?

Without having a crystal ball, there is no way to calculate a release date for "direct to Android" connectivity to the Quattro.  Trust me, we all...

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My hearing aids are apparently "obsolete". Are there any aftermarket hearing aid repair shops?

Most manufacturers stop servicing hearing aids after 5-7 years but there are several all make repair shops clinics can use if the manufacturer is...

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Are there any truly invisible hearing aids?

Truly invisible hearing aids are fit deeply into the ear canal.  Phonak makes the Lyric and it is semipermanently fit into the ear canal by an...

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I have a high tone in my right ear. Do I need to see an audiologist or can I see any hearing professional?

Thanks for asking about the tone in your ear. The common term used when describing a sound in your ear(s) that is not generated from your...

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