Lee is dedicated to keeping his patients hearing as well as possible with their present instruments as well as keeping them informed of any new technology that might make further improvements to their hearing. Lee believes in the importance of taking the time to listen to his patients. He creates an environment where open and honest communication can take place and his patients can make decisions about their hearing needs without feeling rushed or pressured.
Along with his formal education at the Hasting College, his knowledge in hearing improvement has helped a wide range of patients, including patients who have mild hearing losses to those with severe to profound hearing loss.
Lee works in our Omaha & Lincoln Offices. He has made his home in the Cornhusker State for the last 20 years. “Helping people gain the confidence that comes along with hearing well is a passion of mine!” When not in the office Lee enjoys spending time with his wife and children as well as exercising and reading. Lee spends several weeks a year at the manufacturers receiving education on the latest advancements in the field of Audiology.
You can get help from your family physician or an ear specialist to remove earwax. There are also ear drops and wax removal kitso on the market that you can buy.At the same... Read more
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Roger Pen transmits the speaker's voice directly to you. It is a wireless microphone that helps people with a hearing loss to understand more speech in noise and over distance.... Read more
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The fraud case is brought by Starkey against former employees of the company who are charged with stealing $20 Million from the company. After recent trips to Starkey as well... Read more
IIC hearing aids are worn deep within the ear canal, ensuring only you know that you're wearing them. Depending on our patient hearing loss we typically recommend Unitron and... Read more
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Hearing aid batteries often lose power very suddenly, so for the most part the aid should function normally. However, if the hearing aid sounds distorted or you find yourself... Read more
Hearing aids can augment the volume of external noise to the point that it masks the sound of tinnitus. Patients with hearing loss and tinnitus may find relief from the use of... Read more
The cost of hearing aids can really vary from a couple hundred dollars to thousands. The cost really depends on the technology level, the patients hearing loss and other... Read more
The price of hearing aids is based on the technology level a patient is needing and the manufacture. The President may have an affect on health care in general but doesn't tell... Read more
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If you find yourself asking others to repeat themselves, you find yourself trying to read peoples lips, or you think people are mumbling. These things are all indicators that... Read more
The Streamer Pro is a hearing aid accessory worn around the neck and can be used as a remote. The Streamer Pro will connect to Oticon wireless hearing aids. The accessory... Read more
This video will walk you step by step to pair your hearing aids to your phone.
PSAPs amplify sounds but do not address other components of hearing loss. PSAPs have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration as a medical device like hearing... Read more
The type of hearing aid (or brand of hearing aid) is not as important as making sure that the hearing aids come with a dedicated setting, specifically for enjoying music. Most... Read more
There is no official amount of time somebody should be wearing their hearing aids per day. My advice would be to wear them as much as you are able. Things are going to sound... Read more
According to the descriptions of the Linx2 9 and Cala 8 they both appear to be similar. There doesn't seem to be any glaring difference. Our office doesn't recommend buying... Read more
Analog hearing aids are almost obsolete these days, however as others mentioned it is possible to program digital hearing aids to sound like analog hearing aids. The technology... Read more
Currently there aren't any rechargable units for the CROS unit.
It really depends on a person's loss and their needs. Different hearing aids work for different people. The best thing would be to get a current hearing test and see what the... Read more
I would say look over this article there is a lot of great information regarding reverse slope hearing... Read more
There are many places that will accept hearing aid donations. I would check with your local audiologist. Or we often recommend Starkey. Here is another organization that also... Read more
A hidden hearing loss is caused by noise that has damaged the nerve cells that connect the cochlea in the inner ear to the brain and the nerve cells’ ability to send... Read more
When researching it appears the cost of EarLens does vary. The cost online shows anywhere from 6,000-12,000.
The brand of the battery doesn't really matter the important thing about batteries is the expiration date. Batteries are good for 4 years so always check the package for the... Read more
Our office has worked with all three of these manufactures and Starkey. It really comes down to patients preferences. We have has success with all manufactures.
Typically rechargeable hearing aid batteries last about a year. So typically you will buy a set every year.
The Signia Pure 13 BT Primax does not work with the Apple Watch Series 2 currently. There are other products that do however this one is not compatible.
Hearing aids are a medical device and shouldn't be purchased online for many reasons. Before getting hearing aids you should be tested to know what your hearing loss looks... Read more
Being active and healthy is a good start to keeping your hearing at it's best. Also, just being aware of the environment that you are in, if there is loud noise wear hearing... Read more
Higher end hearing aids process sounds faster to help reduce the amount of uncomfortable noises even if the dynamic range is limited.
All major hearing aid manufactures feature rechargeable hearing aids. However, currently they are all behind the ear hearing aids and not custom.
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Anyone with tinnitus can benefit from the ReSound Relief app as part of a tinnitus management program. It offers a combination of sound therapy and relaxing exercises that aim... Read more
Starkey has wireless hearing aids that can either be paired directly to an Apple device or be paired with the streamer, and then the streamer can be paired with external... Read more
Some manufactures allow you to buy extended warranty on hearing aids. It really depends on how well you think they are working for you. If you feel like they are working well... Read more
It is important to have hearing aids fit in person versus buying them on the internet. Hearing aids are custom for each persons needs. Most often you will have to have the... Read more
Yes, the Phonak Audeo B Direct works with most phones that have bluetooth compatibility.
Each patient has different needs. Depending on the level of hearing loss there are many of solutions that help amplify or stream to someone. I would suggest getting their... Read more