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AAA Provides Tips for OTC Hearing Aid Purchases

Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized a rule change that would allow a class of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids to be available to adult consumers directly without the care and guidance of a hearing health professional. By mid-October, consumers will be able to purchase over-the-counter hearing aids (OTC HAs) online and at big-box stores, pharmacies, and even through your audiologist.

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Intricon Reports Third Quarter 2021 Results

Intricon, an international joint development manufacturer engaged in designing, developing, engineering, manufacturing, and packaging miniature interventional, implantable, and body-worn medical devices, announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2021.

‘NBC News’ Article Discusses OTC Hearing Aids

A recent article appearing on the “NBC News” website by Phil Galewitz with “Kaiser Health News,” discusses the expansion of over-the-counter hearing devices currently on the market for people with mild-to-moderate hearing loss, in the absence of FDA regulations governing the 2017 “Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Law.”

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Oticon’s Gary Rosenblum Appointed HIA Chair

Elected in the spring of 2017, Brandon Sawalich, President and CEO, Starkey, now hands over the Chairmanship of the Hearing Industries Association (HIA) to Gary Rosenblum, President, Oticon, Inc, HIA announced. The members of HIA elected Rosenblum unanimously to this position.

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Moisture Impact on Hearing Aids: Benefits of Proactive Care by Hearing Care Practices

The effects of moisture on hearing aid repairs and electroacoustic performance are a well-documented and decades-old problem. There are now extremely effective tools available for controlling moisture-related malfunctions and performance issues. This article looks at the Redux system as a dedicated tool for professional drying services in a practice.

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Nuheara Receives FDA Registration for IQbuds2 Pro

The IQbuds² PRO has received FDA classification as a Class 2 medical device. “Utilizing Nuheara’s connected hearing technology platform, the company’s aspiration is to create an end-to-end hearing healthcare company by efficiently delivering hearing products, accessories, and services across the Hearables, Medical Device, and OTC markets,” says Nuheara CEO Justin Miller.

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