Hearing Aids The Ultimate Guide: Types, Features, Prices, Reviews, and More


The Ultimate Guide: Types, Features, Prices, Reviews, and More

Abram Bailey, AuD

Doctor of Audiology

Updated 10 August 2020

If you have trouble understanding conversations in restaurants or in other noisy settings, or if you need to turn up the TV louder than those around you, you're not alone. Around one out of every seven adults in the United States reports some difficulty hearing.

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While hearing aids are not a cure for hearing loss, they do provide enough assistance to get most people back to work, and back to communicating effectively with their loved ones. In addition to helping you hear better, modern hearing aids offer everything from wireless audio streaming to fall detection and heart rate monitoring.

If you’re not sure whether hearing aids are for you, the first step is always a hearing test and discussion with a hearing healthcare professional. If you are concerned about the cost of a hearing test, please check our listings for a clinics that offer free hearing screenings.