This is my first post in this forum. I have researched a lot for HA for my dad. He has profound hearing loss in right ear and some amount of loss in the left ear. The Audiologist in my area (Mississauga, ON) did the tests for my dad and suggested Phonak Audeo S Smart iii for the better ear and Phonak CROS for the other. He suggested that because he thinks that with the CROS, the head movement will go away as my dad can receive the message in the left ear from the transmitter in the CROS aid.
The total cost after the Ontario grant is $1,750.00 along with 10 cartons of batteries, 3 years warranty, 30 days trial period and any amount of follow up visits for adjusting the settings.
The audiologist did inform us that with the CROS ssytem, the usage of battery will be a lot higher than a regular HA; however he wasn’t sure how much it will be as it depends on the usage.
I just want to find out from others if this is the best deal along with experiences of using this HA.