A trusted resource for hearing solutions for over 65 years, Miracle-Ear uses state-of-the-art technology to remove the barriers of hearing loss. Miracle-Ear specializes in customizable hearing solutions that feature discreet, comfortable products designed to meet each individual's hearing loss needs. Contact us today to schedule your free hearing checkup at any all of the company's over 1,200 franchised locations across the U.S. At Miracle-Ear, we believe there’s no need to live without all the important sounds in your life.
Miracle-Ear has seven hearing aid models, plus customizable choices. Options are available for all hearing levels. Although their pricing isn't clear, Miracle-Ear has many locations with trained representatives who can help.
- 30-day trial
- 3-year limited warranty
- Serves mild to profound hearing loss
- Pricing could be more transparent
The specialist I had was great. So much info. Learned so much. Had hearing aids for 5 years and never heard so well. So happy with results. Would recommend these to anyone with a hearing loss. Don't put it off.Read full review
I have partial hearing loss and Miracle-Ear has improved my hearing. Their representative helped me and I bought a behind the ear set. I liked the set. They are comfortable. Plus, their overall functionality, performance, and quality are good.Read full review
What is Miracle-Ear?
Miracle-Ear offers hearing aids at over 1,200 brick-and-mortar locations and are found in every state. Certified representatives can give you a free hearing test and help you find the right Miracle-Ear device. Each outlet offers hearing evaluations, hearing aid consultations, fittings, maintenance and more. You can work with a professional to choose the best Miracle-Ear products for your level of hearing loss, budget, preferences or whatever factor matters most to you. Miracle-Ear hearing aids cater to all types of hearing loss — from mild to profound. Some Miracle-Ear batteries are rechargeable.
There are seven standard Miracle-Ear hearing aid models and an option to create a customizable hearing aid. All Miracle-Ear models come with GENIUS 3.0 technology — Miracle-Ear’s proprietary technology for improved sound quality. Each hearing aid can have up to 48 channels and comes with one or more compatible apps. A 30-day trial is included with every Miracle-Ear hearing aid. Read more about Miracle-Ear’s hearing aids below:
- Rechargeable BTE: This behind-the-ear model’s built-in lithium-ion battery is rechargeable. The hearing aid is compatible with the MEcontrol app. You can stream binaural audio from a smartphone to the hearing aid.
- Rechargeable RIC: This receiver-in-canal model has built-in power, so you never have to mess with a battery. You simply drop the hearing aid into the charger and it takes care of the rest. Charges last for 24 hours. This model is compatible with the GENIUScontrol and GENIUSlink apps.
- BTE: This model rests behind the ear. It is compatible with the MEcontrol app. It can connect to Bluetooth and stream audio.
- RIC: This discreet model comes with Bluetooth connectivity. It has two case design choices and two battery size choices. It is compatible with the MEcontrol app.
- miniRIC: Miracle-Ear’s smallest receiver-in-canal hearing aid model is also their most discreet. You can control the settings with a remote or via the GENIUScontrol app.
- Ready Fit CIC: This hearing aid fits completely and discreetly in the canal and connects to the GENIUScontrol app. There are four sleeve size options. It comes with SingleMic directionality.
- Mirage IIC: This is Miracle-Ear’s smallest hearing aid. It uses wireless ear-to-ear communication and is compatible with GENIUScontrol.
- Custom Miracle-Ear hearing aid: Custom-designed hearing aids are available in CIC, ITC and ITE models. There are five colors to choose from.
|Model||Hearing aid type||Hearing loss level||Battery type|
|Rechargeable BTE||Behind-the-ear (BTE)||Mild to profound||LI 100% rechargeable|
|Rechargeable RIC||Receiver-in-canal (RIC)||Mild to profound||LI 100% rechargeable|
|RIC||Receiver-in-canal (RIC)||Mild to profound||13, 312|
|BTE||Behind-the-ear (BTE)||Mild to severe||13|
|miniRIC||Receiver-in-canal (RIC)||Mild to severe||10|
|Custom hearing aid||Completely-in-the-canal(CIC), In-the-canal (ITC) or in-the-ear (ITE)||Mild to severe||10, 13, 312|
|ReadyFit CIC||Completely-in-the-canal (CIC)||Mild to moderate||10|
|Mirage IIC||Invisible-in-the-canal (IIC)||Mild to moderate||10|
Miracle-Ear doesn’t publicly post the cost of each hearing aid, but the company states you should expect to pay between $1,000 and $4,000. Behind-the-ear models and in-the-canal models can be on the pricier end of this range; however, even the most expensive models tend to cost no more than a few dollars a day over the lifetime of the hearing aid.
Miracle-Ear financing is also available at many Miracle-Ear locations. The Miracle-Ear Foundation, for example, offers affordable payment options to low-income Americans. They have also donated more than 10,000 hearing aids to those in need.
Miracle-Ear hearing aid technology
Miracle-Ear hearing aids have the following types of technology:
|Speech isolation||Speech isolation includes noise reduction, directionality to focus on the target speaker and amplification of voices.|
|Smartphone functionality||An available smartphone app can control a Miracle-Ear hearing aid.|
|Tinnitus control||Alleviate tinnitus with static noise, ocean waves and Notch Therapy.|
|TV streamer||Hear the TV more clearly with audio streaming to a TV streamer, connected to your hearing aid.|
|Inductive charger||For the rechargeable models, just drop the hearing aids into the inductive charger, the Miracle-Ear battery charger, for a convenient, quick charge.|
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I was given hearing aids that I could use to improve my hearing since I cannot afford to purchase them myself. I was told by Miracle Ear that they do not adjust unless I was the one who purchased them. They could not and would not help me whatsoever even if it was their product! Really? Do not buy from Miracle Ear! Rip offs!
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I had been to every doctor that I know of because I couldn’t hear well. They all said it was the water in my ears from my asthma and allergies, and there was nothing they could do. Then one day, I finally got fed up with having to have everybody repeat everything to me. I walked in to the Miracle-Ear down the street from us and had a hearing test. The experience was incredible in every way, even how they told me what my hearing loss was and why. I have hearing loss in both ears, more in one ear than the other. The loss in one ear is because my Eustachian tube never grew. It’s like at 50% its normal size, which no doctor ever noticed. The other ear was just normal hearing loss. It has been a love affair since then.
The first hearing aid I got was just a basic one with batteries. Then the one I’m using now got rechargeable batteries, but I can put regular ones in them if I need to. They go behind my ear and inside. The side with the really bad hearing loss has a smaller little round thing on the end that’s smaller than the other side because the bigger one won’t stay in there.
When we were in Sedona, Arizona, I lost one of the end pieces. At first, we were sure it was in my ear, but we couldn’t find it anywhere. There’s a Miracle-Ear in Cottonwood, not too far from where we were staying, so I made an appointment that morning and they went in, and the woman didn’t just replace the earpiece, she checked my ears and the tubes extensively to make sure it wasn’t in there floating around somewhere. Then she sent an email to Christina at our store telling her that we had been in there, that everything was fine, and she replaced it.
With Miracle-Ear, I can hear. My family’s very happy and I’m not asking everybody to repeat everything. The cost is high, but it’s keeping me hearing. People that go to other places pay less but don’t get the service or the quality. So, to me, Miracle-Ear is worth it. My first pair of hearing aids was eight years old, and then I moved up to the digital, and the phone app really makes a difference as well. It has always been an amazing service. I’ll keep going as long as they’re around.
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Before I went to Miracle-Ear, I was not taking care of my ears. I went to a hearing specialist in Florida when I started having hearing problems. This was probably about five years before we moved back to Florida. She told me about one hearing aid but I didn't think I could afford the cost. I asked if I could just have one piece of the hearing aids and she told me I could have whatever I wanted. She sold me a hearing aid and I had nothing but trouble. Nothing worked out well. I brought my hearing aid back and I got my money back, but it was definitely a very bad experience.
My daughter took me to Miracle-Ear because she wanted me to get my hearing taken care of. Melissa is their board-certified hearing instrument specialist. I told her about my earlier experience because asked me if I had seen anybody before. She said that it was illegal to sell just one hearing aid. The hearing aids work in conjunction with each other. If I wanted to have a good experience, I needed to have a hearing aid in each ear.
I’ve had a very good experience with Miracle-Ear. I’ve been seeing Melissa going on two years now. I find her to be extremely efficient and she is on top of everything that is going on. If I have a question or concern, she addresses them all. She gives me hints to what makes it a better situation for me.
I was turning up my hearing aids and was having a problem. If my husband was watching TV and it wasn’t loud enough, I would turn my hearing aids up so that I could hear what was being said. But I’d have trouble later if I tone my hearing aids down again. I was messing with them. Melissa said I was confusing the hearing aids with my instructions. I was confusing myself too when I couldn't hear and thought I should be able to hear something. She told me a better way to deal with that because when you take off your hearing aids, they go back to their normal setting.
One of my daughters goes with me when I go see Melissa. She doesn't have a hearing problem but she’s very on top of the hearing issues because of me. She really thinks that Melissa is the person to go to and stay with because I’ve been complaining about the hearing aids and was thinking I should go somewhere else. She told me we should go back to Melissa and I’m glad we did. I'm very satisfied. She covers all issues and I’m well-supplied with batteries. She always checks the hearing aids when I come in to make sure there are no problems.
I have moderate hearing loss. I had high tones where a problem was forming. And therefore, when I had conversations with females or children, it was very difficult for me to hear. Miracle-Ear has an office here in town. And I did some research on some of the other ones, and I liked the technology that Miracle-Ear provided. It seemed to have what appeared to be a good application for me.
It's a pretty noisy world out there. I had not realized how much hearing I had lost until we were visiting the grandkids. They're very young and they have very high-pitched voices. I literally could not understand it. I could hear them, but I couldn't understand what they were saying most of the time. And after that visit, I told my wife, "I don't wanna be that grandpa that keeps saying, 'What? Say that again. What was that?'" So, that was what kinda spurred us on getting hearing aids. And now, I can't imagine being without them. It's part of my life. I'm really happy with them.
I got behind the ear hearing aids. I wanted something that was hidden for the most part, and I didn't want a big, clunky hearing aid. It was something that fits my lifestyle, and it also tucked away nicely behind my ear. I've been fairly happy with them. I had one that went bad, which was replaced promptly. They gave me a loaner until mine came in, and they replaced it within just a couple of days. But other than that, they've been dependable. I get a little bit of whistling when I get out in the wind. I get air moving past the speaker but it is certainly something that I can tolerate. It's not a big deal. It has a lot of application.
I also got a pair for my mother. She's really hard of hearing, and TV was a problem for her. And the unit that we got for her also has the streamer that you can plug into the TV so the sound of the TV goes right into your hearing aid. And that has helped her tremendously to be able to watch TV and enjoy it and hear whats's going on. So, those types of things are things I really appreciate out of Miracle-Ear. As far as the customer service, it has been very good every time I've called up there. When I had a problem, they were right on it. And in one case, I had a little bit of wax that got into the speaker, and they guided me through cleaning it out. They are very knowledgeable on what I may be experiencing and how to respond to it. So they did very well with that.
Cost was a major hurdle for me to get over. I did not wanna spend a lot of money on hearing aids. I had done a lot of research online, and certainly, there were a lot of options that seemed less expensive. I was concerned with buying them online with not having any local professional help to kind of get them fine-tuned and everything. So that was one of the reasons why I chose Miracle-Ear. After my interview with them and they gave me a pair to try for 30 days, they were very concerned about regulating and adjusting it. We seemed to work very well together in getting me and it lined up with my lifestyle, and the cost factor went away. They helped serviced it. It's really been a good relationship. So, I'm glad I went that way.
If anybody ever needs to talk to somebody and really wants to get personal one-on-one feedback, I'll be more than glad to provide that for them. The Miracle-Ear folks have been wonderful for me, and anything I could do to help their business out would be certainly something I would do. Once I took the journey, my Miracle-Ear really has changed my whole life. I used to be in sales, and part of my life was hearing the customer and understanding their reactions to what I was providing. And without the hearing aids, there were a lot of times that I missed a lot of stuff that I should've heard.
I have a gradual hearing loss. I was still working as a nurse in a recovery room and I was afraid I was gonna miss something or that I was not gonna hear something that the doctors mumbled. I decided to go and get a hearing aid. At that time, I had a coupon for Miracle-Ear. It said free hearing check. I wanted to see how bad my hearing was and I would try the hearing aids out. I made up my mind. I came out of there with a $6,000 hearing aid because it sounded good, I needed it, and I had the money.
Mark was excellent and he worked with me to get it to fit. I have very itchy ears. I initially had the outside ones, but then we decided on the inside ones. Mark was wonderful. He measured me and we went with the ones that are in the ear. I couldn't keep them in for more than several hours. He kept working with me over the years to keep the hearing aids in. He really was very good. He also tuned them up when I felt that they needed to be tuned up. He gave me all the hearing checks that I needed.
I love putting my hearing aids in the morning and keeping them in. I drive to church and put them in in the parking lot. I try to keep them in for a couple of hours, but it just bothers me. If I don't take them out, they actually hurt. I feel the pressure. I try them for parties or something where you have to keep them in for several hours. On occasion, I could keep them in for five or six hours, but not much longer than that. Mark sent the hearing aids back a couple of times. He did everything and was wonderful.
But Mark left and Bryan came in. He was a little more difficult. He insisted I had to keep the hearing aids in for so many hours a day. Bryan actually wrote down on the sheet that I was not wearing my hearing aids. He pushed me to sign and I said that was wrong. I wear them as much as I can. After that little episode, I said I was not gonna deal with him. We kind of didn't agree on things so I switched over. The secretary there, Erin, was wonderful and a sweetheart. I told her I was gonna give Miracle-Ear one more try then I was going to some other hearing aid. She told me about the people in Gardner. I've been there once and they were wonderful.
I also asked Bryan to tune my hearing aids up a little bit but he said he couldn't do that without a test. I went to my ENT doctor and got a whole new hearing test. I went with that to the people in Gardner. They tuned it up and it has been much better since then. Lisa and Giselle were really great. I take my hearing aids out for the telephone. I take them out when they itch too much or they're uncomfortable. I have been with Miracle-Ear for almost five years. I hear much better with them and I'd recommend them to others. They just have to not have itchy ears. The product is good and it's not their fault that I can't keep them in that long.
My hearing loss kept getting worse and the main thing was not understanding what people were saying. I had gone to three different hearing aid companies and had hearing tests. Then, I decided to do another one and I heard of Miracle-Ear, so I decided to go there. The first ones I had gone to recommended getting hearing aids but when I went to Miracle-Ear, the guy said that he couldn't recommend a hearing aid at that time. He said that my hearing was not bad enough and that it would eventually get there, but not at the time. So, he discouraged me from getting a hearing aid and it was a good year before my hearing finally got worse. That was when he thought it would be a good idea, so, I appreciated that honesty.
So far, I’ve had three different kinds of hearing aids. I had an in-the-canal that I really did not like. It shut off too much of the ambient background noise. Then I went to one model and it was just for my left ear where I was only having a problem with. After that, I went to one model and it was better. Then my right ear finally got so bad that I got another one for that ear, too, but it was a slightly different model. Finally, just before the warranty of the hearing aid for my right ear went out, I decided to get a new set that matched and did all the things that my hearing aids now do.
The overall functionality of the ones I got now is pretty good. The one thing that it was supposed to do was to help me hear on cellphones and we put magnets on the back of the cellphone case. But I found that I had a very difficult time positioning the phone to the point where the hearing aids would turn that feature on and I could hear out of both ears. It never worked right, so I would like to see that technology improved to the point where that would work. Other than that, the Miracle-Ear dealer that handled everything has been wonderful and he gives me great customer service. He listens to what I say and can understand what I’m trying to describe to him. He is also very capable of adjusting everything to the point where I hear and understand the words better.
Hearing aids are asininely expensive but I hear better because of them, so my life is improved. On the other hand, my wife has a different brand of hearing aids and she does not hear well with them. She misses when I’m talking and what I’m saying a lot. But it’s too expensive to go in and get Miracle-Ear hearing aids. She’s been tested because I took her in to my dealer and he did the hearing test. He told us what it would take to get her hearing up to where it should be and it’s too expensive, so we’re dealing with her old, not nearly as good, set of hearing aids because of that.
Miracle-Ear's hearing aids would be a whole lot easier to take and they would sell a lot more hearing aids if their prices were more reasonable. Still, I participate in conversations better with my Miracle-Ear because I’m understanding the words that people are saying and I don’t respond inappropriately because I misunderstood what was being said. I like being able to control the volume and the direction of the microphones which I have on the hearing aids. But I can also hear better in restaurants and in auditorium kind of settings.
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My audiologists, Justin, was very knowledgeable and took the time to explain all aspects of what to expect through the whole process. I would recommend him, his office and the ME Energy R XL 5 hearing aids to anyone with moderate to profound hearing loss. Changing my life everyday in many ways. Fully customizable with your iPhone. C.
I've had Miracle-Ear for a year and a half now. Spent over three thousand for one aid. All I get is noise from it even though they adjust it. I hope this review will warn buyers to buy another company.
My opinion only, my husband has had his hearing aids for about 2 years and every visit he tells them he can’t hear with them. I don’t want to continue to pay for something that isn’t going to help him. By the time they are paid off the cost will be a little over than $4,000.00. When he puts in new batteries that are new from the package they don’t work either. We would like to return them. They are already refurbished hearing aids. I’ve talked to the finance company and after he goes to his next appointment I’m to let them know if the company will take them back.
We are sorry for the experience your husband is having. We encourage you to reach out to our Customer Care Team at 800-241-1372 to discuss in further detail.
First of all, the men hearing aid specialists I've seen never explained anything about how the brain does the hearing not your ears. Never explained about low frequencies for consonants and high frequencies for vowels, etc. B. Matthews said my hearing aids were set wrong. She did such a good job of fixing my hearing aids, I can hear everything now like normal. She is a real asset to Miracle Ear. She was so kind and I could tell she really cared about me as a client and person. I think she is absolutely awesome!
Purchase these hearing aids 3 and a half years ago. I had to have them returned 3 times for replacements. I had to go 2 weeks while the facto They were recovered under warranty. Now one of the tubes was broken and they wanted $100 to send them off to replace this one tube. I tried to get on their website to complain but they won't even provide a place for feedback. The product is worthless.
Thank you for providing your feedback. We are sorry for your experience and encourage you to contact our Customer Care Team at 1-800-241-1372 to discuss this matter further.
- What is the Miracle-Ear warranty?
- Most Miracle-Ear hearing aids have a 3-year limited warranty. You will also receive free service for the life of your hearing aids. This includes free quarterly check-ups, cleanings, hearing tests and adjustments.
- Is there a Miracle-Ear mobile app?
- Miracle-Ear developed the GENIUScontrol app for use with Apple or Android smartphones. This app allows you to use your phone to control the volume and programming on your hearing aids. You can also try the GENIUSlink app to wirelessly connect an audio streamer to Bluetooth-enabled MP3 players, phones, television or other devices in order to stream music and other sounds.
- How much does Miracle-Ear cost?
- Miracle-Ear doesn’t post their pricing on their website. For more information on pricing, visit a Miracle-Ear location.
- What types of hearing aids does Miracle-Ear offer?
Miracle-Ear offers the following hearing aid types:
- Receiver-in-the-canal (RIC)
- Behind-the-ear (BTE)
- Completely-in-canal (CIC)
- In-the-canal (ITE)
- Invisible-in-canal (IIC)
- Are Miracle-Ear hearing aids rechargeable?
- Two of Miracle-Ear hearing aids are rechargeable: the Rechargeable BTE and the Rechargeable RIC.
Is Miracle-Ear a good hearing aid?
Yes. Miracle-Ear hearing aids have good sound quality and are made to be small and discreet. Their seven models are sure to appeal to most people, and they cater to every form of hearing loss, from mild to profound. Their rechargeable models are convenient, and Miracle-Ear has hundreds of locations across the country.
Miracle-Ear Hearing Aids Company Information
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- 5000 Cheshire Parkway North
- Postal Code:
- United States
- (763) 268-4000