Hearing Health Blog

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Shopping for Hearing Aids Online Made Easy

Purchasing your very first pair of hearing aids can feel overwhelming at the beginning. You may find yourself asking questions like “Where do I even start looking for hearing aids?”,…

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Why Choose StartHearing Over a Big Box Store

Would you buy a pacemaker at Costco or Walmart? For most, that answer is a resounding “NO!” When it comes to purchasing hearing aids, you need to take your time…

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Can I Purchase My Hearing Aids Online?

For some, the traditional route of purchasing hearing aids can be an intimidating, lengthy process. Make an appointment, get tested for hearing loss, then wonder if you’re being sold the…

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How to Buy Hearing Aids Online: The Right Way

If you’re reading this post, chances are you or a loved one may be experiencing hearing loss and are considering hearing aids. You may even have an audiologist’s recommendation for…

Ear to ear wireless hearing aid communication

Ear-to-Ear Wireless Hearing Aid Communication

Binaural Spatial Mapping is Starkey Hearing Technology’s ear-to-ear wireless hearing aid communication program. This system enhances sound quality by automatically adjusting two synced wireless hearing aids to bring about better…

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Hearing Aid Feedback Cancellation Technology

Have you ever heard someone’s hearing aid buzzing and whistling? Nobody wants their hearing aids to whistle. Hearing aid feedback happens for two reasons: either the hearing aid doesn’t fit…

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Clarity of Speech in Noise w/ Voice IQ2

In my previous blog, I discussed the fact that hearing aids may look similar but have extremely different price points. One of the main reasons for this is the technology…

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Why Are Hearing Aid Prices So Different?

Your family has been telling you over the last few years you need to get your hearing checked. Since then, you noticed you have been asking people to repeat themselves….

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Digital Hearing Aids Advanced Technology

New technology developed in the last few years can help most people with hearing loss achieve improved hearing. The goal of hearing instrument fittings is to make more speech sounds…

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Bluetooth Hearing Aid Technology and iPhone

We have a patient, Frank, 87, who loves his new Bluetooth hearing aids because he can work in his garden with both hands while talking to his 56-year-old daughter out…

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Why Are Hearing Aids So Expensive?

Why are hearing aids so expensive? That’s a valid question and deserves a forthright answer! By the time a product reaches the market, there are many costs in engineering that went into…

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Hearing Aid Style Guides

Find the perfect hearing aid for your lifestyle

Rechargeable

With the industry’s fastest charger, your hearing aids will always be ready to go.

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Smartphone Compatible

Connect directly to your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple Watch or Android phone via the Thrive Hearing or TruLink app.

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Receiver-In-Canal (RIC)

Small, discrete, and quick to fit. Perfect for many first-time hearing aid wearers.

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Completely-In-Canal (CIC)

Only the tiny removal handle of the hearing shows outside of the ear canal.

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Invisible (IIC)

Hearing aids so tiny, no one will notice you’re wearing them.

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