The FDA released the regulations for the sale of OTC hearing aids in August 2022. In mid October companies will be allowed to sell over-the-counter hearing aids. This new category of hearing aids is for people who are 18 years or older with mild to moderate hearing loss.
Doctor Cliff Olson, Audiologist and founder of Applied Hearing Solutions in Phoenix Arizona, speculates about who will be the BEST OTC hearing aid companies that will create the first OTC hearing aids at the end of 2022 and beginning of 2023.
Soundwave Hearing was listed as one company Dr. Cliff Olson has been following for several years.
Here are a few comments from the video:
“Sontro® Hearing Aids have the making of a a very solid over the counter hearing aid”
“The otoTune® app allows you to customize your hearing”
“The app identified my asymmetrical hearing loss”
“The app recommended I go and see a hearing care professional”
“This company’s intentions are in the right place”
In this episode Dr. Cliff Olson mentions the following hearing aids, we encourage you to listen and become informed.
Sontro Hearing Aids
Jabra Enhance Plus
For Soundwave Hearing, our goal is to provide better hearing to everyone by partnering with the Audiology community and Hearing Care Providers.
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