Where available, we now include average retail prices.
I started my HA Internet search last year and first found HearingTracker and then I found Dr. Cliff. I was very fortunate to have found both of you and I was able to make an informed decision that turned out to be the right one for me. Thank you all for being there!
Thanks for that. I’ve bookmarked your page. Hopefully I’ll be able to find it in my jumble of bookmarks when I need (read: can afford) new aids.
Also, just did a long overdue update of those bar charts to reflect our audiologist survey in Q2 2019. The latest numbers should be available soon.
Thank goodness I don’t need to purchase another aid for my L ear. Unless I’m dissatisfied with the bottom tier Enzo2. They will come as a “gift” from the Gov. When I did a price conversion from $US to $AU, the price for just 1 aid is a bit staggering
All the prices we quote on the site are pair prices btw.
Personally, I think the prices are way too high, but I’m on the outside looking in and not able to afford to replace them often enough.
There could be a lot of R&D and other costs I’m just not aware of.
Average savings using our Hearing Aid Deals program is over $1,000… so, it’s worth taking a look there…
Oh, and here’s an explanation of the program.
Thanks. Mine are about a year old, so I’m not ready yet, but I’ll keep this in mind for next time.
When I was fitting hearing aids, most people upgraded after 4-6 years. Is that still normal? I know the tech is changing more rapidly these days.
You don’t fit hearing aids anymore?
Well, I still know how… and obviously keep abreast of the research and best practices… but this website keeps me busy. It’s my full-time job. If I got back into it, I would be more interested in the research side or commercial development… I loved seeing patients, but I hated sales.
I think that’s still pretty common. The audi that I’ll be trialing the Marvels with said he usually likes people to wait 4-5 years, but thought of the Costco aids as being somewhat older tech. I’m guessing the Signia PX that my KS7s are based on are 4 years old.
I wish I could change them every 4 years, but as a self-employed musician with lousy insurance, I have to wait until they quit working and are difficult to get repaired.
Such is life. If I had to do it all over again, I’d still choose to be a career musician.