Expert Answers from Hearing Healthcare Providers

Expert Answers from Hearing Healthcare Providers

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What types of hearing aids does the VA offer?

The Veteran’s Administration has contracts in place with six major hearing aid manufacturers - GN ReSound, Oticon, Phonak, Siemens (Signia),...

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How much do hearing aids cost?

This is a common question with a very complex answer. Depends if you're paying just for hearing aids or if you're also paying for your care....

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Are some telecoils better than others? The telecoil mode on my new Starkey Muse hearing aids isn't working as well as my previous hearing aids.

To benefit from a telecoil in a hearing loop it needs to be a vertically oriented as worn on the ear – something that can be handled for use on...

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How do hearing aids help tinnitus?

Many people find that amplification alone addresses the tinnitus.  One of the many theories of tinnitus is that it is neurological activity...

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Which in-the-ear hearing aids are best for moderate-to-profound hearing loss? I'm a 45 year-old long-time HA user who must hear well in board meetings and on the phone. Price is not an issue.

The hearing aid manufacturer is not nearly as important as the professional you choose. Of the many brands of hearing devices available, many can...

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Are there any differences between normal Phonak hearing aids and the Phonak hearing aids sold at Costco, in terms of quality and performance?

The Phoank Brio is the line available at Costco. The new Audeo models (Vs) run on a newer/faster computer chip and therefore give better sound...

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Is it possible to upgrade my current hearing aid without purchasing a new device? I wear Phonak.

Currently, the only company offering technology that can be upgraded is Unitron, a sister company to Phonak (both are owned by Sonova) which has...

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Why does my hearing aid keep beeping? It's not the low battery sound.

There could be several reasons that device is beeping and this may be dependent on the type of device that you have. Reasons could include: losing...

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What are the best hearing aids?

Several factors come into consideration when considering what hearing aids to choose from. It is important to find a knowledgeable and experienced...

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