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Going OTC, Hearing Aids Lose Their 'Geezer' Reputation

  • Axios, Monday, May 22, 2023 9:17 PM
Technology has evolved for OTC hearing devices, "making devices that once carried a stigma more of modern lifestyle convenience," according to Axios. "My 30- and 40-and 50-year-olds don't see it as 'I'm getting older. It's just something that needs to be addressed so I can communicate at work better or at home,'" noted an audiologist quoted in the story.
Still, while "OTC has massive potential," those devices may not always be cheaper, and consumers should understand  "It's a product that needs to be coupled with the necessary support, counseling [and] handholding processes."

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