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Common Hearing Aid Facts and Information:

Hearing aid facts you may not know are that they can improve communication with family, friends, and co-workers. This can help maintain a better quality of life.

Hearing aid technology is constantly evolving, such as the use of directional microphones, to help you better understand speech in noisy environments.

Wearing hearing aids can improve your overall hearing; however, they don’t function the same as natural hearing as hearing loss is irreversible.

Hearing aids come in a variety of options at different price points, the cost of a hearing aid depends on the sophistication of the technology used.

Medicare covers diagnostic hearing evaluations, but Medicare does not cover the cost of hearing aids.

Medicaid, some private insurance carriers, and some charitable organizations may help cover the cost of hearing aids.

Most audiologists have financing or payment plans available to help with the costs of hearing aids.

Hearing aids come in several styles that include completely in-the-canal, in-the-canal, in-the-ear, receiver-in-the-ear and behind-the-ear.

Hearing aids are smaller and way more discreet than in years past and come in a variety of styles, colors, and shapes.