One significant misconception in the hearing care industry is the belief that hearing loss can be resolved with just a set of hearing aids. However, these devices are only a part of the puzzle.

How Much Do Hearing Aids Cost? | An Expert Audiologist From Upstate Hearing Aid Center Clarifies

by | Jul 2, 2023 | Hearing Aids, Patient Resources

One of the most common queries we receive is “How much do hearing aids cost?”

Since you’ve landed on this page, it’s probable you’ve been searching for this answer and discovered that most clinics maintain a tight-lipped approach. You might be wondering why, and there are two significant reasons.

Before we delve into these reasons, let’s address your question directly. Hearing care plans start from as little as $2,500 and can range up to $7,000 for premium options.

However, comprehending why most clinics don’t readily divulge their prices will equip you to make the best choice for your hearing health.

Let’s examine the two reasons.

#1—It Depends on Many Factors

Imagine asking how much a car costs.

The price largely depends on the individual’s needs and preferences. If one person desires a luxury sports car, the cost will be different from that of someone who needs a modest, compact car for daily tasks.

Hearing care packages function similarly. Their pricing depends on factors like your degree of hearing loss, lifestyle, and personal preferences.

That’s why most clinics prefer to test your hearing and understand your lifestyle before making any recommendations and discussing your options.

#2—Hearing Care vs. Hearing Aids

One significant misconception in the hearing care industry is the belief that hearing loss can be resolved with just a set of hearing aids. However, these devices are only a part of the puzzle.

The more vital component is partnering with the right team of hearing care professionals.

This misconception often leads people to perceive hearing aids as expensive. But when you buy hearing aids, you’re actually paying for a trained professional’s hours, who tirelessly works toward achieving life-changing outcomes.

Sure, if you solely want to buy hearing aids, online options are available where you can purchase a pair and self-fit them. But this would be akin to buying dental equipment and trying to perform your own dental work.

Our Friendly Warning to You

The risk of scouring the internet for hearing aid prices is that you’ll eventually find the answer you’re seeking. However, this decision shouldn’t be solely driven by saving a few dollars.

Since our inception, Upstate Hearing has assisted thousands of individuals in Greenville, SC, achieve better hearing. Through this journey, we’ve realized that accomplishing improved hearing requires more than excellent hearing technology—it necessitates a partnership with a dedicated team of hearing care professionals.

Therefore, our focus is on delivering superior hearing care through methodically developed treatment plans that turn you from a “customer” to a “patient.” As your partners, we accompany you through the highs and lows, helping you care for your hearing health, prolong your hearing, and maximize the performance of your hearing devices.

This partnership includes access to our ongoing service and a concierge team at your disposal who continually prioritize your hearing health.

On the other hand, you’ll find “businesses” selling hearing aids. Naturally, with this approach, you’re buying a product, not a service. While prices may be lower, it comes with a compromise.

Journey to Better Hearing

How Upstate Hearing Aid Center Can Help You

If you’re seeking partners for your journey toward better hearing—partners who prioritize your long-term outcomes rather than simply selling you a pair of hearing aids—then Upstate Hearing could be your ideal match.

You can learn more about our services by clicking here. If you feel that we could assist you or if you have any questions, feel free to call us at (864) 999-0261 or request a callback by clicking here.

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Daniel Hewson, M.S. Audiology/Owner

Born and raised in Western New York, Dan Hewson comes to our practice with over 25 years of experience in the field. With a master’s degree in audiology from SUNY Fredonia, Mr. Hewson has extensive experience working in several of the largest Otolaryngology practices in the country, and also as a Regional Manager with Siemens Medical Audiology Division. Father, husband and full time employee with us, Dan is currently a student working to earn his doctorate in audiology. Dan was naturally attracted to the field of audiology because he grew up with moderate to severe sensorineural hearing loss. He has followed hearing aid development, research and rehabilitation. If you want to know what hearing impairment is really about and how hearing devices can change your life, Dan Hewson is the one to ask. He’s been wearing hearing aids since childhood (44 years) and has an intimate understanding of the hearing impaired. His personal hearing device story is fascinating and illuminating for anyone, but especially for those who may be hesitant about the hearing rehabilitation process.

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