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Hearing Specialist Toms River, New Jersey

Fischer Hearing Center - Located in Toms River, New Jersey

Fischer Hearing Center, located in Toms River, New Jersey - let hearing specialist Paul Fischer help you hear again. Through personalized treatment plans tailored to each patient's unique needs, we aim to improve overall quality of life by enhancing communication skills and restoring hearing function.

Whether it be fitting hearing aids, conducting hearing tests, or offering counseling services, we are dedicated to ensuring our patients receive the best possible care in a comfortable and supportive environment.

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Paul Fischer, H.I.S.


Toms River Hearing Specialist

I have dedicated my practice to help my patients in Toms River, New Jersey improve their hearing with a thoughtful and comprehensive approach. Each evaluation is custom tailored to the unique needs of my patients. No high pressure sales pitch, just honest integrity to help you hear better.

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Toms River, New Jersey hearing specialist - Paul Fischer

Did you hear that Toms River?

Better hearing is calling you! Don't go on making excuses for your hearing loss or hope that someday it will just get better all on its own. Find out if hearing aids can be the start of a new lease on life.

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Hearing Checkup

Fischer Hearing Center offers free, no obligation hearing evaluations. Quick & easy why wait to change your life!

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Hearing Aids

Hearing aid tech has come a long way. Our affordable solutions are comfortable & customized to fit you.

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Repairs

Don't replace your hearing aids if you're happy with them. We can fix most issues with any brand of hearing aids.

Fischer Hearing Center Office
Stella Professional Plaza
1901 Hooper Avenue, Toms River, NJ 08753

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Fischer Hearing Center office is in the Stella Professional Plaza on 1901 Hooper Avenue, Toms River, NJ 08753. We are at the intersection of Church Road & Hooper Avenue by Surf Taco in Silverton.

Our office is conveniently located at 1901 Hooper Ave, Suite D Toms River, NJ and we promise your trip will be worth the visit. The #1 goal of Fischer Hearing Center is that our patients begin a new chapter in their lives with the best possible hearing.

Hearing Aid Questions

Am I going to need hearing aids?

<figure><img class="accordion-header-image" style="width: 500px;max-width: 100%;height: auto;aspect-ratio: 50/29" src="/wp-content/uploads/faq/white-hearing-aids.webp" alt="Blurred image of a white hearing aids on reflective surface" /><figcaption style="margin: 10px auto">Today's advancements in hearing aids makes it even easier to wear.</figcaption></figure><p>Determining whether or not you will need hearing aids is a decision that should be made in consultation with a hearing healthcare professional. If you are experiencing any signs of hearing loss such as difficulty understanding speech, asking others to repeat themselves frequently, or turning up the volume on the television or radio, it is important to schedule a comprehensive hearing evaluation with <i>Fischer Hearing Center</i> or your local hearing healthcare provider. During this evaluation, <i>Paul Fischer H.I.S.</i> or your hearing instrument specialist will conduct various tests to assess the extent and nature of your hearing loss. Based on these results, we will recommend the most appropriate course of action which may include using hearing aids.</p><p>Hearing aids can significantly improve your quality of life by helping you hear sounds more clearly and accurately, allowing you to better engage in conversations and activities with confidence. It is important to trust the expertise of your healthcare provider when determining if hearing aids are necessary for your specific situation. That's part of what makes Fischer Hearing Center reputable, our honest and trustworthy expertise to help you achieve the best hearing possible.</p>

Are hearing aids comfortable to wear?

<p>Hearing aids are designed to be comfortable for wearers, but individual experiences may vary. Factors such as the fit of the device, the specific style of hearing aid, and personal preferences can all influence comfort levels. Paul Fischer will work closely with you to ensure that your device fits correctly and does not cause discomfort. Additionally, technological advancements in hearing aid design have contributed to lighter and more discreet devices that are less intrusive and more comfortable to wear for extended periods. Overall, while some users may initially experience discomfort when adjusting to wearing a hearing aid, proper fitting and ongoing support from professionals can help improve comfort levels over time.</p>

Are hearing aids waterproof?

<p>Hearing aids are not typically waterproof, but there are some models that offer water-resistant features. These devices are designed to withstand exposure to moisture from sweat or light rain, but they are not waterproof enough to be worn while swimming or in heavy rain. It is important for individuals who wear hearing aids to take precautions to protect them from water damage by removing the devices before going into water or using protective accessories such as sweatbands or sleeves. Water damage can cause malfunctions in the delicate components of hearing aids, affecting their performance and longevity.</p>

Are hearing aids covered by health insurance?

<p>Hearing aids are often not fully covered by health insurance, with many plans providing limited coverage or requiring additional co-pays and out-of-pocket expenses. While some insurance providers offer coverage for hearing aids, the extent of this coverage can vary widely depending on the plan and provider.</p>

How expensive are hearing aids?

<figure><img class="accordion-header-image entered litespeed-loaded" style="width: 500px;max-width: 100%;height: auto;aspect-ratio: 25/12" src="/wp-content/uploads/faq/total-costs.webp" alt="Scrabble tiles spelling " data-lazyloaded="1" data-src="/wp-content/uploads/faq/total-costs.webp" data-ll-status="loaded" /><figcaption style="margin: 10px auto">The costs of hearing aids varies, but improving your hearing is priceless.</figcaption></figure><p>The cost of a set of hearing aids can range from $3000 - $7000. The price of hearing aids can vary based on factors such as the brand, type of technology, brand, and features. While it may seem like a significant investment upfront, it's important to consider the long-term value that hearing aids provide in terms of improved quality of life and overall well-being. Many insurance plans do not cover the full cost of hearing aids, making them an out-of-pocket expense for most individuals. However, there are options available to help mitigate the financial burden, such as financing plans or assistance programs offered by manufacturers or non-profit organizations. Ultimately, the benefits of investing in hearing aids often outweigh the initial cost for those experiencing hearing loss.</p>

General Hearing Healthcare Questions

Are there preventive measures I can take to stop or prolong hearing loss from happening?

<figure><img class="accordion-header-image" style="width: 300px;max-width: 100%;height: 150px;aspect-ratio: 2/1" src="/wp-content/uploads/faq/ear-plugs-prevent-hearing-loss.webp" alt="Blue and orange foam earplugs on white background." /><figcaption style="margin: 10px auto">Ear plugs are probably one of the most important steps you can take to prevent hearing loss.</figcaption></figure><p>There are several important steps you can take to prevent hearing loss. First and foremost, it is crucial to protect your ears from prolonged exposure to loud noises by using earplugs or earmuffs in noisy environments such as concerts, construction sites, or sporting events. Additionally, it is essential to limit exposure to loud music through headphones or speakers, keeping the volume at a level that is safe for your ears. Regular hearing tests are also recommended to monitor any changes in hearing function and catch any issues early on. Taking breaks from noise exposure, maintaining overall good health through a balanced diet and regular exercise, and avoiding smoking and excessive alcohol consumption are all proactive measures that can help preserve your precious sense of hearing for years to come.</p>

What can contribute to hearing loss?

<p>Hearing loss can be caused by a variety of factors, both genetic and environmental. One common cause is aging, as the delicate structures in the inner ear can naturally deteriorate over time. Exposure to loud noises, whether from prolonged exposure to high decibel levels or a single extremely loud event, can also damage the hair cells in the inner ear responsible for transmitting sound to the brain. Medical conditions such as otosclerosis, Meniere's disease, and autoimmune inner ear disease can also contribute to hearing loss. Additionally, certain medications known as ototoxic drugs can have detrimental effects on hearing function. It is important to protect your ears from excessive noise and seek our services if you notice any changes in your hearing abilities to prevent further damage and improve overall auditory health.</p>

Will my hearing get worse over time?

<figure><img class="accordion-header-image" style="width: 500px;max-width: 100%;height: auto;aspect-ratio: 5/2" src="/wp-content/uploads/faq/man-difficulty-hearing.webp" alt="Man cupping ear to hear better with text overlay: 'did you say something?'" /><figcaption style="margin: 10px auto">It can get more difficult to hear over time, but it doesn't have to.</figcaption></figure><p>Factors such as age, genetics, exposure to loud noises, and overall health can all impact the rate at which someone's hearing deteriorates over time. While it is possible for hearing loss to worsen with age, taking preventative measures such as wearing protective ear devices in noisy environments and seeking regular check-ups with an audiologist, i.e. <i>Fischer Hearing Center</i>, can help slow down this process. Additionally, being proactive about addressing any changes in hearing by seeking appropriate treatment options such as hearing aids or assistive listening devices can also help improve one's quality of life and communication abilities despite any worsening of their hearing.</p><p>In the end, it is important for individuals to stay informed about their own hearing health and seek professional guidance when necessary to ensure the best outcomes for managing potential deterioration of their hearing capabilities.</p>

Insurance Coverage Questions

Do you offer free hearing evaluations?

<figure><img class="accordion-header-image" style="width: 500px;max-width: 100%;height: auto;aspect-ratio: 250/127" src="/wp-content/uploads/faq/otoscope-headphones-audiogram-chart.webp" alt="Headphones and otoscope on audiogram chart." /><figcaption style="margin: 10px auto">Fischer Hearing Center offers free comprehensive hearing tests.</figcaption></figure><p>Yes! You can contact us to easily <a href="/location-and-directions/">schedule an appointment</a> for a completely free hearing evaluation. Or call us <a href="tel:7322551300">(732) 255-1300</a> to schedule an appointment. No insurance coverage required to get a hearing evaluation.</p>

What kind of insurance coverage do you accept for your services?

<figure><img class="accordion-header-image" style="width: 500px;max-width: 100%;height: auto;aspect-ratio: 250/129" src="/wp-content/uploads/faq/health-insurance-forms.webp" alt=" Filling out health insurance claim form with pen." /><figcaption style="margin: 10px auto">Check health insurance to see what coverage you can get for our services.</figcaption></figure><p>Yes, we accept all kinds of health insurance coverage and every patient is given a complimentary insurance benefit check to see what their hearing aid coverage is. Our hearing evaluation is always free and requires no insurance coverage.</p>

Do I have to be a New Jersey resident to get insurance coverage for audiologist services?

<p>No, you can get covered for audiologist services as long as your insurance provider covers the service. All you will need is your  insurance info and ID #.  We should then be able to access what coverage you are eligible for.</p>

What does my insurance cover?

<p>Insurance coverage and options - no specific amount can be given due to all insurances varying greatly in coverage. A complimentary insurance benefit check will be performed by the office manager at the time of appointment to see what hearing coverage you may qualify for.</p>

Do you offer payment plans?

<figure><img class="accordion-header-image" style="max-width: 300px" src="/wp-content/uploads/faq/care-credit-logo.webp" alt="CareCredit logo with green and blue design." /><figcaption style="margin: 10px auto">CareCredit is a health and wellness credit card with flexible financing options so you can pay for audiologist services and more.</figcaption></figure><p>Yes, we do have payment plans with a company called <a href="https://www.carecredit.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Care Credit</a>. It is a credit card that can be used specifically for medical purchases.</p>

Additional Questions?

Any questions you may have, don't hesitate to contact our office. We proudly help patients from all over Ocean County including Toms River Township to achieve better hearing. If you or a loved one needs help with hearing, please contact us today.