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Zepp Clarity Pixie OTC Hearing Aid Review: Eargo’s Worthy Competitor

With the Zepp Clarity Pixie, Eargo now has a worthy competitor. The Pixie delivers nearly the same excellent natural hearing clarity in the same nearly invisible in-ear bud form factor as the Eargo 7, my pick for the best OTC hearing aids, … Continue reading

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OTC Hearing Aids: A Retailers Guide, Part 1

What, exactly, are “over-the-counter” hearing aids? What’s with all the FDA regulations? What are the types of products available? What is the retailer’s opportunity? Read the rest of this report here at TWICE.com.

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The Best OTC Hearing Aids to Match Your Hearing Needs and Lifestyle

You’ve grudgingly admitted to yourself that you don’t hear as well as you once did. You find yourself turning up the TV volume to the annoyance of your roommate, spouse, or kids, and/or resorting to closed captioning. You find yourself … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know Before Buying OTC Hearing Aids

There have been only around a dozen self-fitting over-the-counter hearing aids (OTC HA) introduced into the market since the new FDA OTC hearing aid regulationswent into effect last fall. These new self-fitting OTC HAs are designed to help compensate for the … Continue reading

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Eargo 7: the Best (and Priciest) All-Day Invisible OTC Hearing Aids

The Eargo 7 are the most natural-sounding, worry-free, comfortable for all-day wear, and invisible self-fitting OTC hearing aids currently available. However, I recommend them with one big caveat – they are significantly more expensive than other products in the over-the-counter (OTC) category. … Continue reading

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The Sony CRE-E10 Are the Best OTC Hearing Aids for Music Streaming

Sony’s rechargeable bud-styled CRE-E10 ($1,299.99) and its sibling “invisible” CRE-C10 ($999) starkly illustrate the choice faced by first-generation over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aid buyers. The tiny C10 are intended for those who want to improve their everyday, all-day hearing for conversation and TV viewing without … Continue reading

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Jabra Enhance Plus OTC Hearing Aids: Less Than Expected and Hoped For

So-called “self-fitting” non-prescription over the counter (OTC) hearing aids are becoming available in two form-factors. First, “invisible” models are designed to be heard through and not seen and worn all day. These more traditional hearing aids might include Bluetooth for phone calls, … Continue reading

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Review of the Eargo 5

Over the years, I’ve tested a variety of over-the-counter hearing assistive devices, some actual FDA-approved hearing aids, others so-called personal sound amplification products (PSAP). Until recently, I believed the best relatively low-cost non-prescription over-the-counter hearing aid available was Eargo’s Neo HiFi, which … Continue reading

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Review of the Eargo Neo HiFi

Hearing loss is a slow process. But when you realize that you are turning on the closed captioning a bit more frequently so you can follow the dialog and struggling to hear conversation over the dinner table, it is time … Continue reading

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Four Stylish New Over-the-counter Hearing Aids

Coloring your hair can conceal creeping gray, but it’s harder to disguise another age indicator, hearing loss. That’s especially true if you refuse to wear a hearing aid because you think your only option is the large old-fashioned variety. Today’s … Continue reading

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