There is recent news that the FDA issued a proposal to “make hearing aids available without a medical exam, prescription, or fitting.” What is my take on it? I would say yes and no – it depends.
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Lipreading is challenging enough for me as a deaf person. It gives only about 30% of visual information and the rest is a lot of guesswork and filling in the blanks. When a person wears a mask, it’s a nightmare for me as well as for many other deaf and hard of hearing people. It’s difficult even for those who wear hearing devices.