There are Four types of hearing loss. Sensorineural hearing loss means that there is nerve damage in the cochlea. This is where the hair cells slowly die off, and can no... Read more
You should see an ENT immediately! Sudden hearing loss is often due to a virus in the cochela. It could be anything, but you MUST see an ENT IMMEDIATELY! On the lighter... Read more
It could be several reasons. 1. The button is malfunctioning2. Depending on how the button is set in the fitting software, it could be set for Volume, or Programs. Programs... Read more
Phonak has an automated system for managing noise. It sounds like the hearing aid is picking up the sounds from the television and mistaking it for noise... the noise memory... Read more
A cholesteatoma causes a chronic but scanty offensive smelling ear discharge. In the early stages, the condition is often painless and apart from the discharge, only an... Read more
You will need a Bicross hearing aid. There are 4 manufacturers that make them, Phonak, Widex, Starkey, Siemens. If you have a more signifigant loss in the better ear, be sure... Read more
YES! They cannot be programmed outside Costco. The Phonak aids were originally unlocked, but I tried programming a patient's aid last week, and my software wouldn't detect... Read more
Yes it does. The app is just OK, it doesn't give you the level of control that the Halo2 and Linx2 does. The OPN only comes in one level of technology now, which is top of... Read more
Typically they give you top of the line! If you want a specific brand or type you have to ask for it. Otherwise, they will dispense what the Audiologist is comfortable with...
Audibel is Starkey, and it is a great aid. The other great one is Widex, but I believe that the Starkey sound is better (I currently own a hearing aid business and I wear them... Read more
It appears that it is a small company. I only fit the major manufacturers because they can be fit anywhere in the world. Just keep in mind that if you purchase an off brand... Read more
It appears to be a future release of a Resound Hearing Aid. Currently there is no model with this name
Nothing at this time, however you can use the Tunity App in the Appstore for the same thing.
Only if you use the Bluetooth Clip. They use the microphone in the cellular phone, so you need to have the phone somewhere near your mouth when you talk. I have a pair of... Read more
The type of hearing aid depends on dexterity of fingers, and type of hearing loss. From my experience, custom aids are usually easiest for patients to use. With custom aids,... Read more
They all can, but you will need another device to act as an intermediary. Starkey, Unitron, and Resound have a phone clip, Phonak, Oticon, Siemens, and most other... Read more
You have a few options when it comes to rechargeables...Siemens has a hearing aid that uses rechargeable batteries and regular batteries. The battery lasts about a year, but... Read more
The short answer is none... nothing will reproduce the sound that is pure other than a music monitor which has the dynamic range of the normal ear. That said, I would advise... Read more
Siemens, Phonak, Hansaton (exactly the same as Phonak but cheaper), Unitron, and now StarkeyAll of these are great. Remember the higher end you go the better the noise... Read more
There are a few manufacturers of analog aids, you can get them from Prairie Labs, both refurbished and new.
Costco hearing aids are special, and have several features missing. They are also older circuits than the ones sold through clinics. For example, the tinnitus function is... Read more
There are a few answers to this question:Standard Rechargeable batteries (Power One Brand) last 8-12 months, and hold a charge for about 12-14 hoursNew rechargeables like the... Read more
The short answer is no. For profound loss, you really need that receiver to stay still in the ear to avoid feedback, angling toward the wall of the canal, etc. I have not had... Read more
It depends on the Manufacurer, most require you to get extended warranties at time of purchase. I do know that you can get an extended warranty at/near the end of your... Read more
I get questions like this all the time. Yes you can buy online, but odds of the settings/programming being perfect for you are extremely low.1. Feedback processor, you need a... Read more
It really depends on your ear canals... I have had mixed success with sloping loss and IIC's. My suggestion would be to try Starkey's IIC's out and see if it works for... Read more
Hearing in a noisy reverberant room is exceptionally hard, however I have had success with MiFi (Made for iPhone) type hearing aids such as Widex Beyond, Starkey HaloIQ, and... Read more
That is an out and out LIE!!! Rexton software is readily available for download from their site, or they will happily send it to the vendor. Legacy software doesn't... Read more
There is no such thing as a waterproof hearing aid. This is largely due to the way the batteries are manufactured, (they need air, but to be waterproof the compartment has to... Read more
It is important to have the same circuit for both sides. If your old aid cannot be reordered or replaced then you will need two new aids (even if the same manufacturer) The... Read more
Hearing aids do not emit radiation.
The short answer is yes. I use one of two, Prairie Labs or Starkey All Make Repair. With these options I can repair just about anything or any aid. I have even repaired 20... Read more
Since Android doesn't have a uniform operating system, and each brand of phone has its own capabilities, streaming to all Android phones is nearly impossible. Unitron has a... Read more