Because many people are not financially prepared to pay up-front for hearing aids, an increasing number of audiologists and hearing clinics now offer financing and payment options.
The markets are crashing, businesses are collapsing, and investment portfolios are going south. With the economy at its worst since the Great Depression, you may be wondering...
Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) emphasized the importance of enacting the Hearing Aid Tax Credit (S. 1019) to help people and families who need hearing aids at an event attended by 170 Michiganders in East Lansing on Sept 3.
Are the newest hearing aids really invisible or will they make me look old?
Solar Ear is a low-cost hearing aid that gets a charge from solar-powered batteries and brings hope to hundreds of thousands of hearing impaired people in the developing world.
Recent studies have clearly demonstrated that treating hearing loss with hearing aids has a direct impact on quality of life. The cost versus benefits clearly show that the money you spend on a pair of hearing aids is money well spent.
I lost my new hearing aid when it was only 7 months old. The manufacturer replaced it; however, replacement unit is no longer covered by a warranty. Can I purchases additional hearing aid warranty?
A number of factors influence hearing aid prices, including the services provided by the audiologist or hearing aid specialist.
I see cheap hearing aids advertised on TV and in the newspaper. Are these cheaper hearing aids worth trying?
If you have hearing loss, your hearing professional may recommend bilateral hearing aids, one for each ear. Your initial reaction may be to balk but consider this; if you need glasses to see better, are you going to insist on one lens for just one eye?
Approximately 95 percent of people with hearing loss can be helped by hearing aids, only 23 percent use them. Cost of hearing aids is a primary reason for not seeking help. NIDCD's working group is investigating ways to make hearing care affordable.
Although a similar bill is introduced on the Hill every year, it never gets very far. However, since August 2009, the bill has reached the threshold of 100 bipartisan co-sponsors, so there is hope that it will finally be passed.
You can buy anything on the World Wide Web ? including hearing aids. Even really good hearing aids. But ask yourself this: would you buy a 52" HD flat screen TV for...
Maybe you don't have a hearing loss. Maybe you don't even know someone who experiences hearing loss (which is doubtful since 1 in 10 Americans have hearing loss and 1...
There are several options available to hearing aid users whose manufacturer warranty is about to expire.
Prices have gone up. Oh, you hadnt noticed? Of course youve noticed. It hurts to fill up the SUV! Grocery bills are through the roof; forget holding the line on health insurance,...
Due to advancements in technology and changes in the hearing aid industry, digital hearing aids are typically no more expensive than analog hearing aids, especially when factoring in long-term maintenance and repairs.
According to studies by the NCOA, people who treat their hearing loss with hearing aids report improvements in earning power, relationships, feelings about themselves, self-confidence, independence, and overall quality of life.
Hearing aids should be fit by a licensed professional - an audiologist or hearing instrument specialist - after a comprehensive hearing evaluation. In addition, the FDA has...
The Internet is a massive superstore, but it doesn't mean you should buy your hearing aids from it.