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Can Hearing Aids Be Recycled Aunt Doesnt Like Her Expensive One
Ask doctor.: Ask your doctor, her doctor, or a local free health clinic if they can use/recycle the hearing aid. I would bet that a free/low cost clinic would be happy to have her donate it. ...Read more
See dispenser: Simple possibilities include wax, dead battery. Nevertheless, why not see your dispenser to have it checked out? Usually, this service is included in the purchase. ...Read more
I've seen siemens and other hearing aids that are small and kind of cool colors in europe. How do I get one in the us?
Options: The kind of hearing aids you can use, depend on the pattern and kind of hearing loss you have. Once that is determined, check with your audiologist regarding color options etc. If you have a specific make of hearing aid in mind, call the manufacturer, and they can let you know which audiologists in your area dispense the hearing aid. ...Read more
Agency help: Depending on where you live, there are resources to help your hearing impairment. Including certain chapters of the lion's club. See health mad for information: http://healthmad.Com/healthcare-industry/nine-free-or-low-cost-resources-for-the-uninsured-hearing-impaired/. Also the miracle ear foundation may help. ...Read more
Told for years to get hearing aids but didn't want ones like my father had in the 1950s. Now miss most conversations unless people shout. What choices?
Many choices: Technology has advanced tremendoulsy since then. This is not your father's hearing aid world. There are advances in miniaiturization, circutry, electronics and such that there are programable aid that fit far up in the ear as to not be seen and can do tremendous things by remote. You will be amazed. See an ENT or a reputable audiologist and don't fret about 2nd r 3rd opinions. Look at many. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
In your experience, do certain hearing aids work better than others? My dad has one in each ear and still can't hear.
Hearing aid issue: There are two main issues when people lose their hearing 1) trouble hearing and 2) trouble understanding. People with long term hearing loss often have trouble understanding due to changes in the auditory pathway. If your father has had a long term loss and his understanding is poor then hearing aids may not help right away. Just because things are louder doesn't mean they are understood better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers