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Over-The-Counter Devices Hold Their Own Against Costly Hearing Aids

Over-The-Counter Devices Hold Their Own Against Costly Hearing Aids

Hearing aids that can cost more than $2,000 apiece are only slightly more effective than some over-the-counter sound-amplification devices that sell for just a few hundred dollars, according to a recent study. The study bolsters legislation pending in Congress, which would have the Food and Drug Administration set regulations for cheaper over-the-counter products and is designed to make the devices more widely accessible and safer. Consumers with mild to moderate hearing loss would be able to purchase the devices without a prescription and without a medical exam, knowing they meet federal safety standards. For the study, researchers compared how well 42 older adults with...

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Hearing Amplifiers and Hearing Aids—How to Choose the Best Device

Hearing Amplifiers and Hearing Aids—How to Choose the Best Device

Did you know that you can purchase a hearing device at your local department store? It is true; you can buy a device that will amplify sounds for you. Although people buy these devices instead of a hearing aid, they are not approved medical products. These devices, intended to be used by individuals with normal hearing, enhance nature sounds and music. Hearing Aids A hearing aid is an FDA regulated device that consists of three parts: a microphone, an amplifier, and a speaker. Typically, a hearing aid receives sound through the microphone, which converts sound waves into electrical impulses and...

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