Kristen Armstrong, Au.D. has been practicing audiology since 2002. She grew up with an interest in helping those with struggles communicating as her sister lost her hearing as an infant. She has worked in private practices fitting and dispensing hearing aids, custom ear plugs and musicians plugs. She has also worked in a neuro-otology practice providing diagnostic hearing and balance examinations and fitting and counseling hearing aid patients.
I would recommend Widex or Phonak BICROS with a compatible Bluetooth device (Com Dex for Widex or ComPilot II for Phonak). These systems provide amplification for the better... Read more
Yes, Oticon Opn works with iPhone. You can stream phone calls and audio directly to the hearing aids from iPhone 5 and 6 devices. There is also an app that can be downloaded to... Read more
I agree with some of the other responses. Phonak and Widex are my go to systems for BICROS. Phonak will default to CROS pick up as soon as you put the devices on. With Widex... Read more
Loss prevention would be best served by an Otoclip or Ear Gear, as others have mentioned. The Otoclip is comprised of loops that you can tighten around each aid. The loops... Read more
You should visit an audiologist to have your hearing evaluated. If your hearing decreased suddenly, it is a medical emergency and you should contact an ENT right away.
It depends on the style and brand of hearing aids. If you are wearing in the ear hearing aids, there are cups that can be attached to the stethescope that cover the hearing... Read more