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Why doesn't medicare cover hearing aids?

Only Medicare can answer that question but the theories have been along 3 different lines: "It's too expensive." Only in the last 15 years has...

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Is it possible to recommend the right hearing aid based on the hearing test (audiogram) alone?

The audiogram can provide a lot of information; however, it is not enough to make a decision for an appropriate hearing aid. It is important to...

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What is the best BiCros hearing aid?

The best BiCros is a somewhat subjective question.  The answer varies based on your particular hearing loss and the skill of the dispenser. ...

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When I buy premium-priced hearing aids, am I getting better hardware or is it only the software features I'm paying for?

The physical device is the same. The software is what determines the technology level, but it's not "only software." Software is everything about...

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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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