The best type of treatment for hearing loss is one that is proven to be the most clinically effective for the patient’s type of hearing loss and that fits the patient’s budget and lifestyle. Because hearing loss can have many causes, it is most beneficial for the patient to have access to the services of an ear physician and audiologists within the same practice. Consumer Reports recommends purchasing hearing aids from a medical office headed by an ENT physician who employs an audiologist to fit and dispense hearing aids. Click here to read the full report.