Expert Answers from Hearing Healthcare Providers

Questions are ranked based on popularity. Answers are provided by members of our professional provider directory. Choose from the available topics below, or check to see if your question has already been asked using our search engine.

Popular Topics Show all topics

Showing Questions Tagged With

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.

Jennifer Arndt, BC-HIS
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 any other size hearing instrument will sound natural if a person has never worn hearing aids, until their mind has gone long enough hearing through them all day, everyday so that listening through the hearing... Read more

I have sloping hearing loss that is moderate to severe at high frequencies. I am 47, male. My low frequencies are fairly ok. Am I a candidate for IICs? If so which make/model would you recommend? I prefer wireless features.

Hearing aids london
Matthew Pearson
The honest answer is if there were 10 options to cover your hearing loss, this would be choice 10 on the list!If you have normal/near normal low frequency hearing then you are likely to feel very occluded (plugged up) ie your own voice is likely to sound boomy & resonant if you were to be fitted with an IIC device.Being a single mic device you will... Read more