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Make ‘Better Hearing’ your 2020 New Year’s Resolution!

With the start of a new year, now is a great time to reflect on how you have been hearing. Did you hear your family members at your holiday dinner? Did you feel like you were a part of the conversation? Did you frequently ask others to repeat or did you feel as though everyone… [Read More]

Hearing Aid Technology Levels

The hardest part of choosing which hearing aid to purchase is usually deciding on a technology level. All of the information about the different levels can seem overwhelming!   Step 1: Choose a Style   You and your Audiologist will choose a style that is right for you. The style you choose should be based on your hearing loss,… [Read More]

Questions to Ask Before Buying a Hearing Aid

Let’s face it! Buying a hearing aid can seem like a scary process. You might be feeling excited to hear better but concerned about the investment you are about to make. It’s great to ask questions… But you may feel like you aren’t sure which questions to ask. So, let’s review a couple important ones!  … [Read More]

How much do hearing aids cost?

Cost tends to be one of the main concerns of those who are considering purchasing hearing aids. While hearing aids can certainly be expensive, patients are sometimes surprised by the options available in a wide price range.   To answer the question: hearing aids can cost anywhere from $0 to around $6,000 for a set.   Hearing Aid… [Read More]

Do I really need hearing aids?

The best way to determine whether or not you need hearing aids is to see a Doctor of Audiology who can test your hearing. If it is determined that you have hearing loss, meaning your hearing falls outside of the normal range, hearing aids would generally be recommended.   Hearing loss, even at a mild level, can cause difficulty understanding,… [Read More]

ReSound Hearing Aid Linx Quatro Review for Tampa Bay

At Gardner Audiology we work with ReSound Hearing Aids, both new and old! If you are interested in new ReSound hearing aids we would be happy to take a look at your hearing and suggest a product that would work for you. We are also able to make programming adjustments to your current ReSound hearing aids.   ReSound’s Newest Product: LiNX Quattro   Resound recently released a new… [Read More]

Hearing Aids Covered By Medicare in Tampa, St. Pete and Clearwater, Florida

While Medicare does not currently offer hearing aid benefits, many Medicare Advantage, Medicare Replacement and Medicare Supplement plans do! Depending on your specific insurance plan, you may be eligible for a monetary benefit, a discount plan through a third party, or both. Your audiologist can help you determine which hearing aid is best for you… [Read More]

Eargo Hearing Devices Review

Over the counter hearing devices are becoming more and more popular. Recently, patients have asked about a device called Eargo. So, we did some research on their website.  What is Eargo?  Based on the Eargo website, Eargo devices are invisible ‘hearing aids’ that come in three different technology levels. Eargo devices sit deep in the ear canal and are fit using silicone ear tips which… [Read More]

Phonak Marvel Hearing Aid Review

Recently we have had many patients asking about the new Phonak Marvel Hearings Aids. Marvel hearing aids feature made-for-phone technology for both iPhone and Android, the option of rechargeability, a wide range of accessory options and more. After working with them for several months we have seen a few trends. Direct-to-Android phone call streaming seems… [Read More]

Phonak Marvel Hearing Aids in Tampa, St. Pete and Clearwater

Here at Gardner Audiology we are excited about the release of the new Phonak Marvel Hearing Aids. We are seeing more and more patients who are curious about the capabilities of these new devices. What are the new features of this product? Before the release of the new Phonak Marvel Android phone users needed extra… [Read More]