Hearing Screening for OTC Hearing Aids

Accommodating the OTC Hearing Aid Discussion: Hearing Screening in the Absence of Audiometry – Part 2   by Wayne M. Garrison* and Joseph H. Bochner** This is the second of a two-part series on an evaluated option to hearing level identification to fit OTC hearing aids in the absence of audiometry.  Part 1 introduced an…

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Hearing Referral Eight Red Flags

Contraindications to Hearing Aid Use Everyone recommending and fitting hearing aids is required by law (FDA, 1977){{1}}[[1]]Title 21- Food and Drugs, Chapter 1, FDA, Dept. HEW, Subchapter H, Medical Devices, Part 801 – Hearing Aid Devices; 801.420 – Professional and Patient Labeling; 801.421 – Conditions for Sale, Published: Federal Register, Vol. 42, No. 31, Tuesday,…

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