Hearing Aids

  • General Overview
  • Styles
  • Troubleshooting
  • Tech Tips

Manufacturer

  • ReSound
  • Oticon
  • Starkey
  • Phonak

General Overview

Are you overwhelmed by the many options available? Is navigating the internet, advertisements in the newspaper, and direct mail pieces a challenge for you? The Audiologists of Professional Hearing Services recommend:

  1. Find a provider that is able to educate you on your hearing loss and offer you information and choices on what products will best meet your personal needs, goals and lifestyles.
  2. Understand, there is not a one size fits all device that is right for everyone.
  3. Stay with the major manufacturers of hearing aids. This will give you a quality device, proven to be effective and reliable because it has gone through extensive research and testing. The major manufacturers are ReSound, Oticon, Starkey, Phonak, Signia, and Widex.
  4. Remember, digital technology is the standard in hearing aids and analog devices have become obsolete.

Styles

  • There are many different styles of hearing aids available to consumers, from small invisible-in-the-canal (IIC) devices to the durable and
  • Different styles will have advantages over others based on your dexterity, hearing loss, and lifestyle needs in noise.
  • Not all styles are appropriate or practical for every user.
  • Work with a qualified audiologist to navigate the pros and cons of different styles relative to your needs is important so that you, as a consumer, are able to make an educated decision weighing all of the choices available to you.

Troubleshooting

It's never convenient when your hearing aid stops working, but these tips can help pinpoint the problem so you can hear well again:

Technical Tips for iPhone Compatible Hearing Aids

Updates: Updating your operating system can enhance the function of your phone allowing you to take advantage of new features. Unfortunately, new updates can cause temporary disruption in functionality of your hearing aid app.

  • If you notice changes in function and features of your phone and hearing aid, check our Facebook page for solutions.
  • Remember to update, check for updates, to your apps after you have updated your operating system. Updates to your app can be found in the app store. Often, the apps will have updates to fix any

Triple Click

If you quickly press the center button three times, you will open a window that will allow you to quickly adjust volume, programs, and live listen features in your hearing aids.

See video below for triple click demonstration

Resound

Mission: ReSound provides excellent sound by offering innovative hearing solutions that combine original thinking and design with solid technology - all based on deep audiological insight and understanding of hearing aid users.

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Consumer Made for iPhone Support Line: (888) 735-4327

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Mission: People First is a promise: That everything we do always begins with the people we are doing it for. We are not simply trying to help you hear more, but to live more.

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Starkey

Mission: Starkey Hearing Technologies is much more than the hearing aids we produce. We are in the business of connecting people and changing lives. We believe being able to hear the world and the people around us is as essential to the human experience as breathing.

As a world leader in manufacturing and delivering advanced hearing solutions, our goal is to bring people together and make lives richer by empowering individuals to reach their full potential in life.

In 1967, William F. Austin founded our company with the simple premise, "Alone we can't do much. Together, we can change the world." We live that vision every day - and it's why with every Starkey Hearing Technologies' product purchased, we donate to Starkey Hearing Foundation to help more people in need around the world receive the gift of hearing. To date we have given over 1 million hearing aids to people around the world.

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Mission: Millions and millions live their lives disconnected from the people they love and the things they were once so passionate about. All because they can’t hear well. It doesn’t have to be that way. We refuse to accept it. And we know we can make a difference. We appreciate how life-changing restoring someone’s hearing can be. But we are naturally restless and unsatisfied. Because we believe we can do more, do better, for everyone with hearing loss.

Together with our partners, hearing care professionals around the world, we are fully committed to fighting the stigma attached to hearing loss, to tearing down barriers for the hearing-impaired and to finding new and innovative ways to help everyone reconnect to the beauty of sound.

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