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Clarity Products Launches New PSAP device, the Clarity Chat

Clarity, a Tennessee-based provider of hearing loss products, announced last week the launch of their new Personal Sound Amplification Product (PSAP) the Clarity Chat. The device, available as a single behind-the-ear unit or as a pair, is dubbed as an “affordable and easy-to-use amplifier”. According to the company, the 8 channel digital PSAP device can…

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Evidence for OTC Hearing Aid Disruption (Or Lack Thereof), Part 2

By Garrett Thompson, AuD Recall in Part 1 of this series that two underlying fears of many audiologists regarding the creation of a new category of products called OTCs were brought to the surface. Part 2 continues to poke around at the data as it relates to OTC hearing devices.   Study #1   In…

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A Cute Baby Dressed Like a Turtle… And the Evidence for OTC Disruption (Or Lack Thereof), Part 1

This is the second edition of a quarterly column from Dr. Thompson – a newly minted doctor of audiology. The first edition of the Young and the RIC-less can be found here. In this multi-part essay, Garrett tackles many of the hotly contested issues related to over-the-counter hearing products.   By Garrett Thompson, AuD Many…

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