Instant Earmolds From Impressions

The desire to use the ear impression as the final earmold was an early objective of some earmold impression providers. For hearing aid dispensers, to be able to provide instant earmolds from impressions would certainly circumvent many of the problems they encountered with delays in delivery, remakes, distant service calls, cost, etc.      Early instant…

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The Origin of Hearing Aid Manufacturing in Minneapolis/St. Paul

In the 1960s it was estimated that the United States had approximately 40 companies identifying themselves as hearing aid manufacturers.  The greatest number were located in Minneapolis, MN and as a result, Minneapolis/St. Paul was often identified as the hearing aid capital of the world, and still today, as the hearing aid capital of the…

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