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There are a few organizations that offer "needs based" programs. If she has no ability to pay, she can make application to Starkey's Hearing Foundation or in some communities,... Read more
You've asked a difficult question that has no easy answer. All manufacturers of hearing aids are offing directional mics and they all seem to do a very good job with voice... Read more
Earwax (Cerumen) itself does not cause hearing loss. An abundance of earwax, to the point of blockage, can indeed reduce the amount of sound that reaches the eardrum. If... Read more
There are many methods for earwax (Cerumen) removal as well as many misconceptions. I hear stories routinely of severe pain or damage caused by using "home remedies" to remove... Read more
Each and every person is different when assessing the perfect hearing aid fitting. In general, when working with elderly patients, I've found that dexterity issues are a... Read more
Amplifying sounds with hearing aids are only one part of the equation. Many patients also struggle with speech discrimination. They may hear the sounds correctly but have lost... Read more
The fraud case is brought by Starkey against former employees of the company who are charged with stealing $20 Million from the company. After meeting Mr. Austin (Starkey's... Read more
Based on your question, I'm assuming you are using some type of audio streamer with your aids or using one of the newer Bluetooth direct aids. More info is needed to properly... Read more
Today's digital technology and current battery manufacturing processes allow virtually exact power from beginning to end. The aids will perform equally from "hot' battery to... Read more
I have patients ask for a magic tinnitus pill almost daily. I truly wish there was such a treatment. However, there is no known supplement that has shown effective for this... Read more
All major manufacturers in today's market make very good, high quality products. However, some have technologically more advanced units than others. My clinic carries a number... Read more
There are many indications of hearing loss that are typically ignored or just not accepted by the person with the loss. Many times it's the family that brings attention to the... Read more
There are hearing aids that use Bluetooth streaming direct to the iPhone. The most well known are the Starkey Halo and the Resound LiNX. To my knowledge there are no aids that... Read more
Although there are several manufacturers now producing both rechargeable aids and tinnitus maskers in a single unit, I have to recommend a unit that has both tinnitus maskers... Read more
I see people almost every day in my office that make statements regarding their attempt to use hearing aids that "just didn't work". Upon questioning, I usually find they've... Read more
I've been using rechargeable batteries for several years for patients with dexterity issues. For the most part this has been very successful. I've found that in most cases... Read more
Skin colored custom aids are to camouflage the unit as best possible. Today's technology allows for much smaller custom aids where visibility is far more limited. The smallest... Read more
Current control of dispensing hearing aids falls under the authority of the FDA. Online sales of this type of device is prohibited. Most manufacturers of hearing aids will not... Read more
Excellent question! Hyperacusis is certainly an issue when trying to get hearing aids to perform at peak efficiency. I've been relatively successful with patients that... Read more
In today's world of instant gratification and online shopping, the purchase of hearing instruments may seem like an efficient means to improve hearing loss at a reduced cost.... Read more
My preference for most every patient is a BTE w/ a receiver in the canal. However, some patients that have used an ITE previously experience a difference in sound they do not... Read more
Interesting question! Reverse slope and cookie bite loss are typically looked at differently as they are not the same thing. Perhaps you mean reverse slope in one ear and... Read more
I'm actually quite impressed with the Flyte units. After fitting several of these, my patients have raved about the sound quality and great price. They are manufactured by a... Read more
Yes, Siemens aids are available. They are co-branded under the Signia name. In fact, the products now have Siemens logo on one side and Signia on the other.
Hearing aids can not connect directly to the Apple TV but from the audio source, usually the TV itself. There are 2 ways to accomplish this depending on the aid manufacturer... Read more
Excellent question and one that should be asked of your legislators. We can only assume that when the Medicare program was established, hearing was way down on the list of... Read more
I will make the assumption you are referring to the standard hearing screening results ... a graph showing the levels of how each ear responds to various sound intensities. ... Read more
Absolutely NOT!!! At best, an online test can only check hearing for air tones and even then is subject to question. A quality test must be done in conditions conducive to... Read more
There are several ways to meet your budget. However, you must understand that limited budget may force you into less desirable results. I am not saying you can't find aids... Read more