OTC Hearing Aids and PSAPs

This post continues the comments by many hearing professionals expressing concerns that OTC hearing aid sales will result in dissatisfied users because: The instruments are not professionally fitted An audiogram is necessary OTC-sold devices (previously/also defined as PSAPs) are of poor quality and will not meet the needs of the hearing impaired, and Poor experiences…

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Is Your Hearing Aid Setting What You Would Choose?

Or, Would You Select a Different Hearing Aid Setting if the Choice Was Yours?    How satisfactory is the hearing aid setting for consumers when they leave the dispenser’s office? Is it the optimum fitting, or would some other setting have been more acceptable? Would there be any differences in the final selection if the consumer…

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