Publication Year: 2010
This brochure about hearing aids provides information on hearing loss, how common it is, and how to find out if you have hearing loss. It also explains how hearing aids can help some types of hearing loss, what the different kinds of hearing aids are, how they work, and what patients should expect from them. It also has a list of questions patients should ask before buying hearing aids, an explanation of possible hearing aid problems, tips for taking care of the devices, and whom to contact for more information.
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National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Information Clearinghouse, NIDCD, NIH, HHS
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