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Julie Norin, AuD

Doctor of Audiology in Baltimore

Doctor of Audiology - Towson University
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American Board of Audiology Certified Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology Academy of Doctors of Audiology American Academy of Audiology American Speech and Hearing Association Maryland Academy of Audiology

Expert Answers

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Is it worth spending the money to buy higher technology hearing aids from the big brands?

It truly depends on your lifestyle and listening needs. If you are an individual who leads a somewhat quiet lifestyle and do not need a lot of listening support (i.e.... Read more

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Can hearing aids cause further hearing loss?

Provided you are working closely with a trained professional to make sure hearing aids are programmed appropriately, and that they are not over-amplifying or too strong for the... Read more

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What is the typical cost to have used hearing aids adjusted for a new owner?

We charge a $260 fitting fee, which covers initial programming and dispensing. All initial purchases also come with free follow-up office visits for one year, so for a new... Read more

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What is the smallest hearing aid that also offers great reliability?

Do you mean smallest custom or smallest behind-the-ear device? There are some differences between the styles with regard to reliability and durability. Behind-the-ear products... Read more

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Is it possible to have my AGX hearing aids unlocked? We are moving overseas, and I'm not sure wha...

It depends on the actual make/model. Most AGX hearing aids are not labeled with the actual manufacturer, but most audiologists are able to figure out who the manufacturer is... Read more

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Are hearing aids waterproof?

No. Some hearing aids are more moisture resistant than others, but honestly, you do not want to submerge any hearing aid in water as it will likely cause damage.

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What is the average lifespan of the rechargeable batteries for Siemens Pure Binax?

We have found those batteries have been lasting an average of 10-11 months.

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My Eustachian tubes close frequently and I open them with the usual jaw movements. How does this ...

Jaw movement should not impact your use of hearing aids; however depending on how large of a movement you are making, you might wiggle the hearing aid out of your ear canal... Read more

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I feel like I am hearing my heartbeat in my ears. It's driving me crazy. What should I do?

What you report sounds like pulsatile tinnitus, which is sometimes due to an increase in blood pressure, but can also be a symptom of other, more serious medical issues. I... Read more

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Are there any hearing aids that allow you to take calls from an Apple Watch directly through the ...

I believe Starkey is the only manufacturer that allows for streaming audio from the watch (with limitations). The other manufacturers that are "made for iPhone" only allow for... Read more

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Is there any reason to buy ReSound over Beltone?

Another aspect to consider is that many Beltone dealerships are attended by hearing aid dispensers and not audiologists - and there are many differences between the two with... Read more

Find Julie

The Hearing and Speech Agency
5900 Metro Drive
Baltimore, Maryland 21215
United States of America
410-318-6780
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