Hearing Aids

A hearing aid is a small device that amplifies sound. It helps those who are dealing with loss of hearing. A hearing aid is usually inserted into the ear, although there are some types that are surgically implanted.

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Where can I find out more about hearing aids?

mayoclinic.org has a guide as to how to choose the right hearing aid and fda.gov has a guide as to how to get a hearing aid. I suggest you check out these two sites. I believe they will be a big help for you!

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Can I filter out the sounds I do not wish to amplify while wearing a hearing aid?

Some hearing aids have advanced features that can compensate for this, but unfortunately it is just something you have to get used to. The brain naturally filters out unwanted sounds, and after a period of deafness this ability is reduced. When you start to wear a hearing aid you will need to develop this ability again.

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What is the cost of a hearing aid?

Hearing aids can vary dramatically in price, depending on the brand and style. Prices can range from $1,200 - $3,000 for a high level hearing aid.

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Where do I go to find good hearing aid reviews?

You could contact your doctor, your grandfather's doctor, or perhaps someone who has worked with the elderly (as they often need hearing aids) about which hearing aid would be right for your grandfather.

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What are the reviews on the different hearing aids out there?

It depends upon what you are looking for. Price obviously will be a factor, but so will durability and appearance. Your best bet would be to check with your audiologist.

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What site has hearing aid reviews and prices?

Consumerreports.org is a great website to compare different hearing aids, it gives you reviews from people who have used them first-hand along with the typical price range for each unit.

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What to Look for in Hearing Aids Reviews?

When buying a hearing aid, one should read reviews. Here, one can find out not only how well the hearing aids work but whether or not they are comfortable. This is also the chance to read hearing aids reviews and to figure out how visible and discreet the technology is. After all, people do not want to let on that they have hearing issues.

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Where can I find a free hearing aid testing center near my home?

If there is a Costco in your community, they have a Hearing Aid Center. Wearers may contact the center to schedule a complimentary hearing aid check up that will include a cleaning and new battery. If your hearing aids were purchased through Beltone Hearing Center, they provide free lifetime service.

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You can look for hearing aids online to compare prices and models. I would recommend visiting different websites to compare hearing aid models and also look for reviews and comments.

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What types of treatments are offered to the hearing impaired?

THere are many treatments available for the hearing impaired, such as: hearing aids, therapy, and surgeries. You need to have a doctor diagnose the severity of your impairment before researching the treatments. Each impairment will have different treatments.

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Where online can I find information about hearing aids for dogs?

You can get hearing aid for dogs at many places online. You can go to onehealthylifestyle.com, www.lsu.edu/deafness/aid.htm or www.hearingaidportals.com/hearing_aids

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Where can I find reliable reviews of hearing aids online?

Hearing aid reviews can be found at www.hearingplanet.com. They offer reviews as well as a product buying guide to assist you with your purchase.

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Where can I find hearing aid parts and accessories online?

When looking to perform repairs on your hearing aids it is best ot make sure you buy the right accessories. You can go to the website www.hearingaidsnow.com/accessories/ in order to purchase the needed parts.

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Where can I find accesories for my hearing aids?

Hearing aids don't usually have any additional accessories you need to buy. They usually come with a holder/container, which is the only accessory you would need.

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Where can I compare the top hearing aids companies?

You can find reviews of the top hearing aids companies on the following website: http://deafness.about.com/od/hearingaids/tp/Hearing-Aid-Manufacturers.htm. They have great info.

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Where can I find a guide to compare hearing aids?

Comparing hearing aids before you buy them is vitally important that way you can make sure to buy the one that fits your needs the best. To compare these hearing aids you can go tot he website www.hearingplanet.com/researching-hearing-aids.php.

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Where can I compare hearing aid prices online?

Buying the right hearing aid is essential when looking to get a good hearing imporvement. You can go to the website www.hearingplanet.com/researching-hearing-aids.php to compare all the various makes and models of hearing aids.

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What is the difference between BTE aids and acoustic hearing aids?

The is really only one major difference between an acoustic and an electrical behind the ear hearing aid. With an electrical version, the sound is transmitted by a wire, rather than by a tube, as it is in the acoustic version.

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What are the prices and benefits of hearing aids?

The benefit of a hearing aid is that your grandmother will be able to augment her hearing by magnitudes. The prices can vary greatly but they will start around $250.

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What are the most comfortable hearing aids available today?

When looking for a hearing aid it is vital that you find a hearing aid that is comfortable. You can find slim fitting hearing aids that are designed to fit comfortably on your ear.

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How much do hearing aids and accessories typically cost?

The Simplysoft classic hearing aid is a great development and will more than serve the purpose. For more options, see: http://www.hearingplanet.com/

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Do patients prefer acoustic or electrical BTE hearing aids?

A hearing should be fitted by a competent medical professional to meet the precise needs of the specific user. People have different degrees of hearing loss as well as different types of hearing loss. Please do get a referral for your father to have an examination by and consultation with a qualified practitioner who can answer all of his (and your) questions. Best of luck.

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Can I safely buy hearing aids online?

It is very important to be fitted for your hearing aid. Before buying online I would suggest having a hearing test done and getting fitted. Before ordering one from your doctor, I'd comparsion shop online and get the best deal for yourself.

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Are BTE hearing aids high-quality What are some other high-quality hearing aid brands?

BTE hearing aids are some of the best because of the advanced technology, which allows for a clearer sound. Another well known brand of hearing aids are SimplySoft, but they can be very expensive.

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Are BTE hearing aids effective for advanced hearing loss?

BTE hearing aids are a great brand. The cool feature is that it can be adjusted by the wearer to give them the level of hearing that they need.

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