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What Makes Eargo Hearing Aids Worth It? These 10 Things




Our mission at Eargo is to make every aspect of hearing wellness effortless. From the virtually invisible design, to at-home screenings, and personalization by you, for you—we want to make better hearing one less thing you have to think about.

That starts with the fact that you don’t have to receive a prescription from a doctor prior to purchasing our over-the-counter hearing aids that have all the high tech and support of traditional hearing aids, at a more affordable price. In fact, you don’t even have to leave the comfort of your home to buy and self-fit your hearing aids.

Eargo hearing aids are designed to help with mild to moderate high-frequency hearing loss, which can be due to wear and tear on your ears from noise exposure or aging. If that applies to you, keep reading to find out why Eargo may be a great choice for you.

10 Reasons Eargo Hearing Aids Are Well Worth It

We can honestly think of a million reasons why Eargo hearing aids are an amazing option for those with mild to moderate high-frequency hearing loss, but let’s start with 10.

1. They’re virtually invisible.

Designed to be seen and not heard, Eargos fit in your ear, not over it. Most people won’t notice them, allowing you to engage confidently in conversations and activities without any of the self-consciousness that sometimes comes with wearing a hearing aid. 

2. They’re rechargeable and water-resistant.

Say goodbye to changing batteries. Eargos last about 16 hours per full charge, so you can wear them all day, then conveniently charge them overnight.

Our sleek, smooth, portable charger provides up to 2 days of on-the-go charging and fits (and feels good) in the palm of your hand. With consistent daily use and when fully charged, it will last about 2 days before it needs another charge. It takes about 4 hours to recharge the charger and Eargo devices, and there are indicator lights to let you know the charge level. 

And if you have Eargo 6 or 7, there’s no need to stress if they get a bit wet when you finish a sweaty workout, or momentarily forget to remove them before jumping in the shower or going out in the rain. Just take them out and wipe them off.

3. They offer excellent sound quality.

Hear what matters most with sound that adjusts to you. All you have to do is create your hearing profile (it takes about 15 minutes), and Sound Match will use your results to personalize your Eargo devices to your unique hearing needs.

Eargo 7’s Sound Adjust+ with Clarity Mode feature provides more sophisticated sound processing in loud environments. It analyzes the soundscape and then automatically chooses whether to emphasize speech or reduce noise for comfort, making this device Eargo’s most natural hearing device yet.

Learn more about our proprietary Sound Match technology here.

4. You have a built-in support network for life.

Every Eargo comes with lifetime support from our team of hearing professionals. They’re here to help get you set up, assist with personalizing your listening experience for your unique lifestyle, and answer any questions you might have along the way. 

The first step is a one-on-one call with one of our Personal Hearing Professionals, who will ask targeted questions to understand your hearing ability and lifestyle and to see if Eargo hearing aids are right for you. 

Once your Eargos arrive, you’ll have an Orientation Call during which one of our hearing professionals will walk you through everything you need to know about getting started. 

This support, which you can get over the phone or via in-app video, lasts for the lifetime of your Eargo product. 

5. You can personalize the physical fit of the devices.

Our patented Petal tips are intended to provide sound the way nature intended. Your Eargos come with two types of Petals:

  • Closed Petals minimize sound leakage, provide a fuller, rounder sound, and help reduce feedback.

  • Open Petals provide less occlusion than Closed Petals, and reduce the vibration of your own voice, improve sound quality, and help create a more natural listening experience. 

And finding the perfect fit for your ear canal is easy. Your Eargos will come with Petals in different sizes, so you can find the ones that are most comfortable for you—most people find medium to be the best fit size-wise.

lineup of multiple sizes of Eargo's patented comfortable Petal tips

6. Daily care is a cinch with the included tools.

We make it easy to properly care for your Eargo devices and charger. Wax, oil, and other debris can build up—and while that’s totally normal, it can affect their sound quality and performance, which is why we recommend cleaning your Eargos daily. Don’t worry—it doesn’t take much time and all Eargos come with an easy-to-use cleaning tool, BluTack, and 70% isopropyl alcohol wipes to keep everything in excellent shape. 

Let’s start with the cleaning tool, which has a wiper and a brush.

  • Use the brush to clean the hearing devices, including the Mic Caps and the Petals. Then, use the included cloth to wipe the device.  

  • Use the wiper to clean the charging device and remove wax and debris from the Sensor and Hearing Device Cradles. 

In addition, every few days, you should use the BluTack and isopropyl alcohol wipes for a deeper clean. This cleaning method comes from our research and engineering team and just takes a minute or two.

First, you’ll remove the Petal and Mic Cap. Then, use the 70% alcohol wipe to remove and break down earwax and debris. Next, take a small piece of BluTack putty (around the size of a postage stamp) and gently stick and peel it off of the Sound Outlet, up to 10 times. Do the same thing with the Sound Inlet. Finally, use the alcohol wipe on the entire device once again. 

You can also use this method to clean your charger. For more information, check out this blog post about our new cleaning method for your Eargo devices.

Even if your devices appear spotless, we recommend using the cleaning tool everyday because not all wax, oil, and debris accumulation is visible, and a daily routine will prevent any build-up. 

7. A state-of-the-art mobile app unlocks their full potential.

The Eargo app puts hearing control in the palm of your hand.

The app home screen gives you access to three main fine-tuning controls: Volume, Noise Filter, and Programs. These function similarly to the remote control for your TV and allow you to personalize your Eargo devices without removing them from your ears so you can make discreet, on-the-go adjustments.

How does it work? It’s a smart technology that works a little like magic. Our app uses ultra-high frequency commands that your Eargo devices “hear,” allowing you to make desired changes. You (and anyone around you) won’t be able to hear them—but don’t be surprised if your pup’s ears perk up. 

If you want to learn more about the science of how it works and everything you can do in the app, check out “How Eargo Mobile App Communicates with Your Devices Using Ultra-High Frequency Commands.”

8. A free kit lets you try the fit and feel before buying.

We’ve designed Eargos to be so comfortable you’ll forget they’re even there, but you don’t have to take our word for it. Request a pair of non-working Eargos that fit and feel like the real thing before you buy. It’s the perfect way to experience Eargo's virtually invisible and incredibly comfortable open-fit design in the comfort of your home. As for how amazing they sound? Well, that's the next step.

9. They offer all of the above already built into the price.

With Eargos, you get uncompromised hearing with all the support and no hidden fees. Eargos arrive with everything you need, so you can start hearing better right away.

The price you pay includes two Eargo devices, multiple Petals and Mic Caps, a cleaning tool, charger, USB power adapter and cord, plus your initial Orientation Call and support from Eargo professionals for life.

And if you don’t like your Eargos? We hope that doesn’t happen, but if it does, you can return your devices within 45 days of delivery for a full refund.

10. They enable you to hear life to the fullest.

When you have your hearing, you don’t think about it. But when you lose it, it can start to become all that you think about. At Eargo, we believe life deserves to be heard. That’s why Eargos go beyond just hearing aids; they become a gateway to reconnection with your friends and family. They help ensure you don’t miss important moments, big and small. Whether it be heart-to-heart conversations, a dinner party with friends, or your child or grandchild’s recital, Eargos help ensure you don’t miss any of life’s moments that truly matter.

Discover the Eargo Difference.


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