OTC Hearing Aid Fittings

Both PCAST (President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology) and NAS (National Academies of Sciences) have recommended that OTC hearing aid (over-the-counter) sales be permitted for mild-to-moderate hearing losses. Additionally, the SB 9 Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2016 introduced by Senators Warren and Grassley Senate Bill further requires that the FDA (Food and…

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All Ears Are “Real Ears,” But That’s Not Enough!

by Christopher Schweitzer, Ph.D.   H. Christopher Schweitzer, PhD has a long history of research, development, and clinical activity related to hearing and hearing aids, and continues to own the Family Hearing Centers of Colorado. He is a frequent contributor to HHTM (Hearing Health and Technology Matters).   Background Students in Signals and Systems learn…

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