FAQs About Hearing Aids
Many people who experience hearing loss have questions about how hearing aids help, how much care they require, how much they cost, and more. We have answered some of the most common questions people ask. Our New York, Nassau County, and Long Island audiologists are happy to discuss them in more depth during an appointment.
What are hearing aids?
Do hearing aids work?
How do hearing aids work?
What do hearing aids feel like?
How long does it take to get used to a hearing aid?
Will I need a hearing aid forever?
Hearing aids do not cure hearing loss, so if your hearing loss is permanent, you will likely need a hearing aid for a lifelong commitment.
Do hearing aids work for tinnitus?
Do I need hearing aids in both ears?
How do hearing aids communicate with each other?
What is the life of hearing aids?
How often should you get new hearing aids?
How should you care for a hearing aid?
How long do hearing aid batteries last?
Hearing aid batteries typically last between three and 20 days. Some hearing aids use disposable batteries, whereas others use rechargeable ones that last much longer.
What brand of hearing aid should I choose?
Which hearing aid styles are available?
How long after a test should I schedule a hearing aid fitting?
You should get a hearing aid as soon as possible after your hearing loss is diagnosed. Under FDA regulations, hearing aid fittings must occur no later than six months after you are tested for hearing loss.
Can hearing aids cause vertigo?
When are hearing aids covered by insurance?
What causes hearing loss?
Who experiences hearing loss?
Do hearing aids prevent hearing loss?
Do hearing aids make your hearing worse?
Do hearing aids have Bluetooth?
How do hearing aids work with cell phones?
Additional questions about hearing aids?
Book an appointment and learn everything you need to know about hearing aids.