How to Buy Hearing Aids

“The more things change, the more they stay the same.” We find this is especially true when it comes to buying hearing aids. You’d be surprised at how many people are still looking for information in all the wrong places. And that’s a problem, because the better information patients have, the better the results of their hearing aids will be.

Why Hearing Aid Education Matters

Baby boomers are just about at that age where they’ll need to start exploring the market of hearing solutions. Unfortunately, this has led to an influx of so-called “discount programs” and other schemes designed to take advantage of the uninformed consumer.

These plans typically claim they can solve hearing problems quickly and for a fraction of the price. And who knows? Maybe these programs are the right choice for someone, somewhere. Many times, they aren’t. The point is hearing solutions are not one-size-fits-all, and knowing what to consider when buying hearing aids will make it a whole lot easier to find the right solution for you.

Tips for Buying Hearing Aids

Don’t Believe Everything We Say

Now, hang on before you close this window. That doesn’t mean we want you to discount our advice. What it does mean is that you should question every bit of advice you get. Compare it to what you know. Do your own research. Get a second opinion. Get a third.

Trust the Pros

Why believe us? Amdahl Hearing has been in the industry for over 15 years. Our team has experience in almost every aspect of audiology, from clinical settings to private practices, to teaching audiologists and consumers alike. Without fail, the one thing we’ve always focused on is measuring our practice’s success based on the results of the patient. We form our advice and recommendations based on what we’ve seen truly helps patients.

We can’t possibly cover everything you need to know about buying hearing aids in this one article—but you can check out our blog for more posts that do exactly that. Find out how to choose hearing aid accessories, whether you need wax filters, or what to do if you lose your hearing aid.

If you have questions about your hearing or hearing aids, please give us a call at 320.252.0094, visit us at our website. or email us directly at

The site information is for educational and informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. To receive personalized advice or treatment, schedule an appointment.