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How Much Can You Expect to Spend on Hearing Aids? | Utah- and Nevada-Based Hearing Expert Answers

Hearing care is an incredibly individualized journey. It depends largely on your level of hearing loss, your lifestyle, and your preferences when it comes to hearing devices.

How Much Can You Expect to Spend on Hearing Aids? | Utah- and Nevada-Based Hearing Expert Answers

by | Jul 28, 2023 | Hearing Aids, Patient Resources

One of the most common questions that we’re asked is
How much do hearing aids cost? 

Since you’re here, you’ve likely been wondering this and doing some research online. If this is the case, you might have noticed that most clinics aren’t very forthcoming about the cost of hearing aids.

And I’m sure you’re wondering why. It’s not to intentionally withhold information from you. There are actually two key reasons why clinics don’t proactively share the costs of hearing care.

Before we dive into these reasons, I want to answer your question directly so you at least have a ballpark idea of how much you’ll spend on hearing aids. Hearing care plans start at as little as $2,500 and can range up to $7,000 for more premium options. 

Let’s explore why most clinics don’t share the costs of hearing aids online and discuss how you can make the best choice for your hearing health. 

#1—The Cost of Hearing Aids Depends on Many Factors

Hearing care is an incredibly individualized journey. It depends largely on your level of hearing loss, your lifestyle, and your preferences when it comes to hearing devices.   

For example, some people won’t mind visible hearing aids, while others may want a total invisible option that won’t be detected by the naked eye.

The majority of clinics will want you to come in for a comprehensive hearing assessment before they recommend options to you. During this assessment, your hearing care professional will get to know more about you and what your lifestyle looks like. 

#2—Understanding Hearing Care vs. Hearing Aids 

Do you know the difference between hearing care and hearing aids?  

Many people don’t, and this is a major challenge in the hearing care industry. Sure, you can absolutely find an online retailer selling hearing aids and purchase them at a discounted price. 

But that’s just one piece of the larger puzzle. 

The much more important component is partnering with the right team of trusted hearing care professionals. 

The reason why people often perceive hearing aids to be expensive is because they don’t take into consideration that they’re paying for more than just the devices themselves. They’re also paying for the ongoing support of trained professionals. 

If you just want to buy a hearing aid, then there are tons of options out there. But if you want life-changing care, you should rely on the professionals and seek the help of a trusted clinic that specializes in hearing care.  

Friendly Warning From Us  

Proceed with caution when researching on the internet for prices of hearing aids. There’s no doubt that you’ll be able to find plenty of options, but buying hearing aids isn’t a decision that should be based on the fact that you want to save money. 

Achieving better hearing requires a long-term relationship with a dedicated team of experts who can help you through a unique, methodical treatment process. Here at Hearing & Balance Doctors, our team has helped thousands of people in the Nevada and Utah areas continue to hear the lives that they love. 

We have four highly regarded Doctors of Audiology on our staff and nine locations conveniently located across Nevada and Utah. Since we’re not limited as far as the technology or manufacturers that we work with, we’re able to make recommendations to you that are suited for your unique case of hearing loss, budget, and lifestyle. 

Our team is able to help you with comprehensive hearing assessments, hearing aids, balance, tinnitus, earwax removal, hearing aid repairs, and more. Whatever you need on your hearing journey, we’re here for you. 

You’ll find plenty of “businesses” selling hearing aids. Remember that with this approach, you’re buying a gadget, not a servicethis means that prices will likely be lower, but it comes with a compromise. 

How We Can Help

If you’re looking to partner with a team of professionals who can help you achieve long-term outcomes, then our clinic may be just right for you! 

You can learn more about our services by clicking here, and if you feel that we may be able to help or you have any questions, then you can request a callback by clicking here. 

Let us help you discover the best hearing aids for your unique needs

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Dr. Richard Luekenga

Dr. Luekenga opened Hearing & Balance Doctors of Utah in 2005. Since that time he has been dedicated to creating state-of-the-art facilities filled with the latest technology along with the most qualified and caring hearing healthcare team. He received his Doctor of Audiology from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. His doctorate is supported by his B.A. at Utah State University, clinical fellowship at Bountiful Hearing Center and further clinical experience at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital, IHC Hearing and Balance Center, The Kosair Children’s Hospital, Heuser Hearing Institute (Deaf Oral School), and Avada Hearing and Balance Center, to name a few. With this long list of experience, it is clear that Dr. Luekenga is very passionate about good hearing and is well-versed in the advances of hearing aid technology. He is equally as passionate about helping patients that feel off-balance, dizzy, lightheaded, or unsteady, and understands the need these patients have to get back on their feet! Additionally, he provides counseling and therapy for patients who experience tinnitus (ringing or buzzing in their ears).

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