FDA Approves Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids
In August 2022 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the sale of over-the-counter hearing aids for individuals over the age of 18. While this move improves access for more people, it is crucial to have an evaluation to be properly fitted for hearing aids. Our Executive Director Cara Smithwick spoke with Dr. Kim Block, Doctor of Audiology and owner of Lakeside Audiology in Fort Mill, SC to learn more about OTC hearing aids. Watch the interview below.