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 Aid Sales Pushing the Big Three Fear Motivators

Hearing aid sales, along with advertising and promotion seems to have locked onto the Big Three (cognition, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease) great fear motivators.  (Not all hearing aid advertising, but a significant amount focuses on the Big Three).  All three are currently promoted to result in cognition being reduced, slowed, or improved with the use…

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