Hearing Aids

Understanding the problem is half the battle.

Is It Time for Hearing Aids?

Hearing loss is a sudden or gradual decrease in how well you can hear. It is one of the most common conditions affecting older and elderly adults. Having trouble hearing can make it hard to understand and follow a doctor’s advice, to respond to warnings, and to hear doorbells and alarms. It can also make it hard to enjoy talking with friends and family. All of this can be frustrating, embarrassing, and even dangerous.

Do others complain the TV is too loud?

Do you have trouble hearing in a noisy room?

Do you have more trouble hearing women than men?

Do you ask others to repeat themselves?

Do you avoid going out because you’ll struggle to hear?

Do you notice any ringing or buzzing sounds in either ear?

Brands We Carry

Phonak Hearing Aids

Phonak continuously challenges the limits of technology to help overcome even the most difficult hearing situations. Whatever your degree of hearing loss Phonak has the right hearing aid for you.

Signia Hearing Aids

Signia hearing aids deliver the sound that nature intended by combining uncompromised audibility with a natural sounding own voice hear everything in harmony.

ReSound Hearing Aids

ReSound hearing aids offer an ecosystem of hearing aids, apps and wireless accessories let you adapt to all kinds of environments and situations and makes sure you hear the sounds you want to hear.

Oticon Hearing Aids

People First is Oticon’s promise: That everything they do always begins with the people they are doing it for. They are not simply trying to help you hear more, but to live more.

Starkey Hearing Aids

Helping millions of patients with never-before-seen hearing aid technologies. Starkey believes every person’s hearing loss is unique that’s why every solution they design is, too.

Advanced Technology

Bluetooth Technology

How it Works

Bluetooth technology is a wireless communications system intended to replace the cables connecting many different types of devices, from mobile phones and headsets to heart monitors and medical equipment.

As a global standard, Bluetooth technology is in billions of products worldwide, including virtually every mobile phone, laptop, tablet, new car, and more than 40 million medical devices.

In 2005 the first hearing aids capable of utilizing Bluetooth technology in hearing aids were introduced.  Not long after manufacturers added Bluetooth-enabled hearing aids that were able to connect to televisions, MP 3 players, cell phones, and computers. 

Bluetooth technology is the most recent advance in hearing aids. It is a way to send digital information wirelessly over short distances. Bluetooth technology works to allow two hearing aids to wirelessly communicate with each other and also allows user to connect to devices in their home and car, like a DVD player, computer, GPS, and cell phone. There are pros and cons to having this type of technology in a hearing aid.

Pros of Bluetooth

Signal Stability – Bluetooth device uses multiple channels to convey the sound and is therefore less likely to lose that signal due to interference with one of the channels.

Higher Sound Quality – Feedback and whistling and other problems associated with some hearing aids is diminished with the use of Bluetooth and the sound quality, in general, is improved as well.

Binaural Hearing – Bluetooth technology allows hearing aids to speak with each other.  This allows the hearing aids to maintain the quality of speech and discern and localize sounds relevant to the listener’s position. A conventional phone can only be held to one ear at a time.  Bluetooth technology allows the user to hear their cell phone in both ears.

Hands Free – With a switch of a button you can talk hands free without the need to hold the phone to your ear.

Simultaneous Connection– Bluetooth technology can accommodate multiple devices, so that a person can be directly connected to their computer or cell or MP3 or DVD depending on which device they wish to hear.

Wireless – Bluetooth eliminates the need for wires and lines of other connectivity devices and has applications for people with unilateral hearing loss who wear BiCROS hearing aids.

Cons of Bluetooth

Decreased Battery Life– Bluetooth technology when enabled will drain the battery more quickly then will occur with typical use.

Pairing Devices– Using Bluetooth technology requires a one time set up with each new device you add to your system. This pairing of technology is necessary so that the devices can communicate with each other, but only requires set up on the first use.

Regardless of your lifestyle, employment status or age, bluetooth hearing aids can be a huge benefit for most people with a hearing loss. 

Rechargeable Hearing Aids

Many of the devices we use every day can be powered by one or two types of batteries, rechargeable batteries, or disposable batteries. Hearing aids are no different. Rechargeable hearing aids are becoming more popular every year.  And as their popularity has increased, the number of models has increased.  But why have hearing aids with rechargeable batteries become an increasingly popular choice for many people?

The Advantages of Hearing Aids with Rechargeable Batteries

  • Rechargeable batteries can provide a full day’s power every day.
  • Ease of use for individuals with decreased dexterity, visual disorders or disorders, decreased fingertip sensitivity. Just place the hearing aid on or in a unique docking system (similar to a hearing aid case), and the battery in the hearing aids will charge overnight.  It’s a very similar process to charging a smartphone.
  • Better for the environment, rechargeable hearing aid batteries require replacement annually. Non-rechargeable hearing aids will require replacement of the battery every week to two weeks.
  • Less worry about harm to pets and small children. Hearing aid batteries are small and easy for little hands and curious pets to pick up and swallow.  Rechargeable batteries can be left in the hearing aid to recharge, which means you are less likely to leave a battery in an easily accessible location accidentally.

There are numerous advantages to rechargeable hearing aids, too many to list in one short article. Please reach out to us today. We work with the top hearing aid manufacturers and will work with you to find the solution that is the best fit for your hearing loss, lifestyle, and budget.

Quality Service

The exclusive Luhn Hearing Care Program guarantees continuous service and quality follow-up. We take the hassle and ongoing expenses out of hearing aid maintenance.

Why you should make Luhn Hearing Care your hearing aid provider in Northern Kentucky.
  • 30-Day trial period with hearing aids
  • Ultravac Electronic Cleanings
  • Annual Hearing Screenings
  • 3 Year Loss and Damage Coverage
  • Most Major Insurances accepted
  • Care Credit Patient Payment Plans

 

Warranties

3 Year Extended Warranty

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Patient Payment Plans

Offered by Care Credit

Batteries

Provided for 3 years

Getting Started is Easy

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Free Phone Consultation

We can answer many simpler questions over the phone.

Book Appointment

Call us or send us an email to schedule an appointment.

Meet the Doctor!

Call our office and schedule a time for a free hearing screening.

Follow Up & Care

Our exceptional, friendly staff is one of our greatest assets, and we are proud of their long time association with our office. Patients tell us often how well we work together as a team.

We pride ourselves on staying on the cutting edge of hearing healthcare and great patient communication. Each of our staff members is motivated to achieve the best results for our patients in a calming and comfortable setting.

Hearing Aid Accessories

Captel Closed Caption Telephones

Can’t Hear on the Phone?

Read Captions of Everything They Say!

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Ideal for people with hearing loss, CapTel works like any other phone – plus you see captions of everything the caller says.

  • No Cost Captioning Service
  • Free Installation Support
  • Easy to Use
  • 24/7 Help Line
  • Variety of Phones
Caption Call Telephones

Designed to help people with hearing loss use the phone to stay connected with loved ones and conduct important business of life with complete confidence.

How CaptionCall Works

Use The Phone Again with Confidence

Similar to captioned television, CaptionCall uses advanced technology and a captioning agent to quickly provide written captions of what callers say on a large, easy-to-read screen. It works like a regular telephone – simply dial and answer calls as usual – speak and listen using a phone handset like always.
The captioning service is free. Captioning is provided by CaptionCall and paid through a fund administered by the Federal Communications Commission.

View nearly instant captions of what your callers are saying on the large, easy-to-read display screen of your CaptionCall Phone. With the CaptionCall service, you get captioning that’s:

Automatic—No need to dial through the captioning service.
Secure—Safe, encrypted, FCC-regulated transcription.

Electronic Shooters Protection

Electronic Hearing Protection For Shooting

So much of a successful day’s shooting relies on your ability to hear true sound. Electronic Shooters Protection delivers these natural sounds across a wide frequency range while the custom fit, sealed design protects you from the damaging sounds of gunfire. Hear the sounds that give you a tactical advantage whether in the field or competing in an event. In a nutshell, our electronic earplugs give you a competitive advantage. So, whether you are a shooting or a hunting enthusiast, our hearing protection plugs will help you in eliminating the harmful effects of shooting.

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