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Sony OTC Hearing Aid Partnership with WS Audiology: Interview with Maarten Barmentlo, WSA Chief Marketing Officer and President OTC

Sony Corporation and WS Audiology recently announced that they have entered into a partnership agreement in the over-the-counter self-fitting hearing aid market. Through the partnership, Sony and WSA aim to combine their respective technological and medical expertise to create solutions that will shape the new field.   In this special episode, Amyn Amlani sits down…

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Successfully Integrating Remote Care into an Audiology Practice with Dr. Michael Valente

Dr. Michael Valente returns to discuss how remote care and remote fine tuning can help address issues of accessibility and convenience for patients. He’ll explain the importance of why audiology practices should implement these options in their service offering to differentiate their clinic in a post-OTC era. Readers may also be interested Part 1 and…

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Breaking Down the FDA’s Final OTC Hearing Aid Guidelines with Dr. David Akbari

The recent release of the final FDA guidelines on over-the-counter (OTC) and prescriptive hearing aid categories is detailed and complex.  In this episode, Amyn Amlani is joined by David Akbari, Senior Medical Science, Clinical and Regulatory Affairs Liaison at Intricon Corporation, to help breakdown the new regulations.   Dr. Akbari provides the audience with an…

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Bose and Lexie Hearing Partnership Aims to Increase Hearing Aid Access in US Market: Interview with Nic Klopper & Andy Sabin

In July 2022, Bose Corporation and Lexie Hearing announced a partnership to bring Bose’s self-fitting hearing aid technology to the Lexie Hearing product line. The new Lexie B1 Hearing Aids ‘Powered by Bose’, allow wearers to fit, program, and control their hearing aids “with clinically proven, audiologist-quality results — without a doctor visit, hearing test,…

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OTC Hearing Aids: Hearing Device Manufacturers Share Perspective on FDA’s Final Regulations

In 2022 the FDA has now finally issued its final regulations for over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids in the United States. Many years in the making, as part of the development of the OTC guidelines, the FDA received input from various stakeholders, including those who actually manufacture hearing devices for people with hearing loss. After commenting…

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