The Quest for Cheaper Hearing Aids
October 28, 2016 Updated: November 1, 2016 12:34pm.
Photo: Michael Macor, The Chronicle
Corinne Cole displays the iHEAR device she now uses at her home on Tuesday October 25, 2016, at her home in Moraga, California. iHEAR, is a San Leandro company that offers a $300 FDA-approved hearing aid, they raised $300,000 from a crowd funding campaign and are seeking investment money.
When Corinne Cole bought her first hearing aids more than 20 years ago, they cost about $3,000 per ear. When she bought another set eight years later, they were around the same price.