Since 1985 the Oregon Association for Better Hearing has consumer-tested hearing aids from around the world looking for the best hearing aids at the best prices. Volunteer consumer-testers have no affiliation with any hearing aid manufacturer or hearing aid sales organization. They are not in the market to buy hearing aids, and are not encouraged in any way to do so. As such they are unbiased in their hearing aid reviews.
Product testers are fit with the newest hearing aids on the market and asked to wear these hearing aids in their own listening environments. At the end of this testing period they complete our hearing aid report card and discuss those findings at our monthly meetings. The hearing aids that receive top rankings are those that are recommended in our clinic.
In 1985, Dr. Ron Levitt founded The Oregon Association for Better Hearing, a hearing aid consumer test group. That group was established so that people who are hard of hearing could talk with unbiased, long-time hearing aid users. These hearing aid testers volunteer their time to evaluate hearing aids in an ongoing search to find the best hearing aids in the world marketplace. The hearing aids that receive top rankings are those recommended and fit on patients at Dr. Leavitt’s clinic in Corvallis, Oregon.
Since 1988 this group has educated thousands of potential hearing aid buyers. None of the product testers have any affiliation with any hearing aid sales or manufacturing organizations. None receive hearing aid manufacturer sponsorship or compensation in any form. As such, their hearing aid ratings are unbiased.
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