Posted by - For Consumers, Hearing Aids, Hearing Providers, Industry.

Sonova CEO Lukas Braunschweiler provides a Phonak Lyric hearing aid review, and provides a general overview of the hearing loss industry. Braunschweiler summarizes the market: The market is basically tremendous. You have 15% of people on this world suffering from any kind of hearing loss, and only about a fifth of people really have a correction." When asked why there is resistance to dealing with hearing loss Braunschweiler responds: Traditionally... hearing instruments have been Read more

Posted by - For Consumers, Hearing Aids, Hearing Providers.

The results of a Hearing Review study, entitled “A Comparison of Consumer Satisfaction, Subjective Benefit, and Quality of Life Changes Associated with Traditional and Direct-mail Hearing Aid Use”, were promoted in a recent MDHearingAid press release. The Better Hearing Institute* [Hearing Review] reports that direct-to-consumer (mail order) hearing aids are just as beneficial as traditional, expensive hearing aids...Overall, these [mail-order hearing aid] users achieve higher overall satisfaction Read more

Posted by - Hearing Aids.

My patients are always asking: “How often should I replace my hearing aids?” The answer isn’t as straightforward as you might think. There are many factors that you may need to consider when replacing and/or upgrading your hearing aids. Here are the five things to consider before purchasing new hearing aids. Read more