Over the Counter Hearing Aids!

Does speech or other sounds regularly seem muffled?

Do you struggle to understand speech during a phone call, on the television, or when you can’t see who is talking? Are you regularly asking others to speak more slowly or clearly, to talk louder, or to repeat themselves?

Having trouble hearing over background noise?

Are parties and social gatherings difficult to participate in? Do you have trouble following conversations when in a group?

Do those around you complain about....

… the volume of the TV or radio is too loud? … that you are not hearing properly when having a conversation?

  • RxS
  • $399.00
    per Pair
  • Small Behind The Ear Base Model
  • Rx8
  • $799.00
    per Pair
  • Behind The Ear Model With Bluetooth
  • Sontro
  • $749.00
    per Pair
  • Behind The Ear Model With Bluetooth


Those 18 years and older with perceived mild to moderate hearing loss.

Feel as though others are mumbling or speaking quietly?

Do you have difficulty hearing everyday sounds such as the radio or television?

Have you found yourself avoiding social situations because it’s difficult to fully hear and comprehend everything taking place?

These are just a few warning signs that you may be experiencing hearing loss.

OTC hearing aids can be ordered here at Wood River Pharmacy, after a free screening test to see if you are a candidate.

After being screened and talking to our staff, we will order hearing aids to arrive the next business day at the pharmacy for pick up.

No, you do not need a fitting. Each device comes with multiple different adapters and tubes to select the right fit. You do want choose the right model hearing aid for you. As an example if you have dexterity issues, or trouble picking up small objects, the in the ear devices could be a challenge, and an over ear model may be easier to use.

 Modern hearing aids are basically advanced computer systems. They can last several years with the right maintenance. The average user will replace their hearing aids every 5 years.

We hear in stereo, so two hearing aids is normally better than one. If you only get one, use it on your better ear for the best results.

 Depending on the amount of hearing loss you have and how long you have had that hearing loss, it could take 2 to 4 weeks to get used to wearing hearing aids.

 Yes, HSA or FSA funds can then be used to pay for qualified medical expenses such as hearing aids and hearing aid batteries.

The average cost of prescription hearing aids can range between $2,000 and $8,000.

Most health insurance plans currently do not cover hearing aids. Our OTC Hearing Aids were created by manufacturers as a lower-cost alternative while providing a high-quality hearing solution.


Most batteries last between 4-6 days depending on usage per day?

 Traditional hearing amplifiers (Personal Sound Amplification Products or PSAPs) and hearing aids improve the ability to hear. PSAPs typically amplify all sounds, but hearing aids only amplify the sounds you need (i.e., make soft sounds louder and keep loud sounds comfortable).

Hearing problems more severe than Mild to moderate that for example, may requiring someone to speak to you loudly even in a quiet environment means that your hearing loss is likely outside the range intended for OTC devices. You would need to seek further review by a doctor or audiologist.

OTC hearing aids are only approved for individuals 18 years and older.  Hearing loss in children and teenagers is uncommon and may be a symtpoms of other medical issues and would require evaluation by a doctor or audiologist.