Hearing Aids

The attempt to save money will hurt the hearing impaired.

Hearing aids will soon be available to purchase over the counter without a prescription since the passage of the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017, which was signed into law by President Trump. This means that people who have a mild to moderate hearing loss will be able to purchase hearing aids without first obtaining a hearing exam. While this might sound like a good idea to many people, the ability to purchase hearing aids over the counter without getting a hearing exam may actually...