Hearing Aids and Inflation

Fitting a new hearing aid doesn’t need to be expensive. Don’t look for the cheapest hearing aid, look for the most suitable hearing aid for your current needs. When you start shopping around for hearing care solutions your first port of call is likely to be the internet. Everything is online. Almost everything that is, except for good, personalised professional hearing care advice. You can find this at Clarisound. Drop in and have an initial discussion and hearing assessment with one of our audiology consultants.

Hearing aid prices

Over the past decade, the prices of most electronic devices have dropped considerably.  Smaller components, streamlined methods of manufacturing, and new business models have all contributed to the overall decrease in the price of everyday digital products.  Hearing aid prices have continued to increase steadily. They have almost doubled in the same time period. The most significant factor for the current hearing aid price levels has to do with the underlying industry structure; the relationship between manufacturers, audiologists and end-user.

At the moment, prices of hearing aids range from RM1,900 for a basic device to RM14,000 for a premium hearing aid. Sound expensive? It’s not really. Don’t look at the price, look at the value of your new hearing aid.

Value for money hearing aids

To get the most value out of your new hearing aid you need to learn more about your hearing loss and your individual needs. Our consultants at Clarisound can help you with this. Your hearing loss may be mild, moderate, severe, or profound.

For mild to moderate hearing loss try an Invisible-in-the-canal hearing aid. No one will notice that you are wearing it. For the same hearing loss you can also try a Completely-in-canal hearing aid. Only the tip of the plastic hearing aid shows.

For mild to mildly severe hearing loss try an In-the-canal hearing aid. This has a smaller portion of the hearing aid showing.

For mild to severe hearing loss try an In-the-ear or Receiver-in-the-canal hearing aid. It fits within the outer portion of your ear.

For moderate to severe hearing loss try a Receiver-in-the-canal or Behind-the-ear hearing aid. This is a traditional type of hearing aid that you will be familiar with most people wearing who have hearing loss as it visibly hangs around your ear.

Whether your hearing loss is mild or moderate, mildly or moderately severe or even worse, early fitting of a hearing aid, or hearing aids, will give you more value. Don’t look at the price, look at the quality of life that the right hearing aid will give you. Our professional hearing care consultants at Clarisound can help you with this.