Abram Bailey is the current president of Hearing Tracker, Inc. He holds an AuD from Vanderbilt University.
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Great question! I actually just stumbled on an app yesterday called ditto which works in conjunction with a battery-powered wearable device to alert you to calls, texts,... Read more
I don't typically answer these questions, but my personal opinion is to seek medical attention immediately. Your symptoms may be caused by something as simple as an earwax... Read more
When you chew, you hearing canal actually changes shape. You can test this yourself by placing your pinky finger into your earcanal, then opening and closing your mouth (make... Read more
We recently added the Phonak Audéo B-R to our hearing aid review database. We're excited to see what customers will report, especially with regard to real world battery life.... Read more
I cannot personally vouch for Blamey Saunders products, but here's what I was able to dig up on the internet:"Australia Hears is now known as Blamey & Saunders. Their aids... Read more
The Resound Cala is currently on sale at Costco, and looks to be the newest product offering from Resound (superseding the previous Costco-only Sola models). Many compared the... Read more
The Oticon Alta2 Pro was offered in the following behind-the-ear form factors (or styles):Alta2 Pro miniRITE (reviews)Alta2 Pro designRITEAlta2 Pro RITEAlta2 Pro miniBTEAlta2... Read more
Great question. I think it largely depends on where you are and whether there are any audiologists that provide "home visits" or "home care" in your area. You have a couple of... Read more
If you look at Apple's official made-for-iPhone (MFi) compatible device list you will see that the ReSound Cala is not listed. The only Kirkland Signature device listed as MFi... Read more
Eargo has been called a hearing aid in the press, but I cannot find any instance of Eargo being called a hearing aid on the Eargo website itself. Also, all FDA-registered... Read more
I can't find any information to answer this question, except this quote from ABC news in SF: "The company said the price will be competitive with many other popular devices,... Read more
Oticon just announced two new upcoming (June 2017) form factors with telecoil support: miniRITE-T and BTE13 PP. Here's a breakdown of what to expect. The new miniRITE-T model... Read more
According to documentation provided by Signia, the Silk hearing aid is appropriate people with normal to moderately-severe hearing loss in the lower pitches and up to severe... Read more
There was an excellent study done on this topic a few years ago (data gathered in 2012). I have highlighted the winners and pertinent results below. Please keep in mind that... Read more
According to the Cellion primax data sheet (page 10), the Signia Cellion primax is compatible with EasyTek™. Audio streaming via EasyTek is available in the 5px and 7px... Read more
One of the biggest differences between LiNX 2 and LiNX 3D is the ability to receive help remotely from an audiologist via the ReSound Smart 3D app. Resound and Signia (with... Read more
There is a little bit of information about this over on our forum. "The Voyage E is the same as Rexton Emerald, and the Voyage M is the same as Rexton Mosaic. 24 channels... Read more
There really are no "best" hearing aids for sensorineural hearing loss, and in fact most common hearing aids target sensorineural hearing loss (since it is by far the most... Read more