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Over The Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017

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What is the Over-The-Counter Hearing Aid Act?

President Trump signed a law in August of 2017 called the Over the Counter Hearing Aid Act. In fact, this allows adults to directly purchase high-quality hearing aids without needing to see a hearing care professional. Additionally, this law deregulates the hearing aid market. The cost of amplification devices to the consumer is now consistently lowering.

This new legislation requires the FDA to establish and regulate a new category of hearing aids. Consequently,

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non-professional or online retailers can sell these devices to people who suffer from a mild to moderate hearing loss.  Thankfully, Congress is giving the FDA 3 years to complete this process.

What are over the counter hearing aid act

These OTC hearing aids or will be a new category of wearable hearing devices. Interestingly enough, the FDA has not yet officially approved these devices.  Additionally, this classification would be separate from “hearing aids”. However, just like traditional prescription hearing aids, it will be regulated and labeled by the FDA for product safety and efficacy. Consumers with hearing loss can’t buy these devices without FDA approval.

Several organizations provide recommendations for the performance standards of these Over the Counter Hearing Aid Act (OTC) devices. These entities include the National Academy of Science, Federal Trade Commission and the Consumer Technology Association.

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There is no need to wait for 3 years! In fact, you can purchase an Otofonix hearing aid today and begin experiencing life at its fullest.  Furthermore, the FDA has approved all of their digital hearing aids, and they also offer a 45-day hassle-free return policy to eliminate any risk to you.

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Otofonix Hearing Aids

THE APEX

Digital Hearing Aids

Starting At

$12/mo

Per Ear

or $124

was $249

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THE ELITE

Digital Hearing Aids

Starting At

$16/mo

Per EAR

or $199

was $399

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THE ENCORE

Digital Hearing Aids

Starting At

$24/mo

Per ear

or $299

was $499

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THE HELIX

Rechargeable Hearing Aid

Starting At

$54/mo

Per Pair

"Only Sold in pairs"

or $649

was $1299

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$249$124
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$399$199
per ear
$499$299
per ear
$1299$649
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4 Channels - WDRC
Channels separate the incoming sound signal into discrete frequency ranges that analyze, process and maximize speech understanding and sound quality.
12 Bands
Similar to an equalizer on a stereo allowing sounds in certain frequencies to be selectively amplified.
Programs
Listening programs allow you to optimize your hearing device for different listening conditions
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Digital Sound Processor
The DSP is the heart of the digital circuitry and is responsible for many features such as sound quality, noise reduction and feedback cancellation not available on analog units.
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FDA Registered
White not required for personal sound devices, the FDA designation insures that these devices have passed the same safety regulations as hearing aids.
Background Noise Reduction
Advanced noise reduction intelligently ensures taht conversation remains clear in noisy environments for improved hearing.
Rocker Switch
Rocker switch conveniently allows you to change programs and volumn levels either up or down.
Dual Directional Microphone
Dual directional microphones employ a front and rear microphone to improve your ability to focus on the conversation in front of you and selectively reduce or eliminate background noise around you.
Telecoil
Telecoil allows you to hear better and cleaner on compatible telephones or connected to a loop system
Rechargable
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