Don't know. If you go to a "professional" you are mostly paying for his
time and his investment. It's not hard to find ads selling hearing aids
(not under that name but "wink, wink" ...) for something on the order of
The professionals don't like to compete on price which usually translates to
your paying about $1000.
I have worn a few different kinds and the top performer for my
hearing loss are the Bernafon Swiss Ears that cost me $1100
each at Costco.
The one thing that will make all the difference in the world
is the skill of the hearing aid dispenser you choose. One who
wears and tries the hearing aids he fits is worth his weight
in gold. The best product dispensed by a non hearing aid
wearing hack with a masters degree in audiologist is worth a
million "what?"s of frustration.
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