Frequently asked questions about hearing aids

How do I know if I need a hearing aid?

Our doctors of audiology will evaluate your hearing levels and help determine if a hearing aid is right for you. Often family members and friends will be a great resource for you in helping you know if you are missing out on important conversation and communication.

What kind of hearing aid works best?

The type of hearing aid that works best depends on the type of hearing loss and each individuals unique communication needs. Our doctors will work with you to explain your hearing loss and guide you in making the best decision for treatment.

How do I clean my hearing aid?

Our doctors take the time to personally explain how to best care for your hearing devices. This includes instructions on cleaning, storing and everyday use of your hearing technology. It's easy. We even provide regular check ups to make sure your devices are working to their fullest capacity.

How long do hearing aids last?

How long your hearing aids last depends on you! Our team will make sure you know how to care for your devices to keep them working properly. Many people do replace their hearing aids every 3-5 years in part due to technology changes, but our team will help you meet your goals for keeping your hearing devices working properly and improving your life.

How much do hearing aids cost?

Hearing aids range in price based on the level of technology inside. Think about a computer (hearing aids really are mini computers for your ears). There are many price points based on the function of the devices. Our doctors will help you evaluate your communication needs and help you make the most cost effective decision on what technology will best meet your needs. The most expensive hearing aid may not be the best option for you. Schedule a consultation to learn more.

Does insurance cover hearing aids?

Some insurance companies offer a hearing aid benefit or a discounted hearing aid plan. Our doctors accept insurance and will work with you to verify any benefits you may have. Medicare does not cover  hearing aids for adults; however, diagnostic evaluations are covered if they are ordered by a physician for the purpose of assisting the physician in developing a treatment plan.