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Guide to Hearing Aids

Hearing Aid Styles: Pros and Cons

Learn about the 7 most common devices that can help enhance hearing

All hearing aids have a microphone that picks up sounds and converts them to electrical signals. Those electrical signals go to an amplifier and then to a receiver that converts the signals to sound waves and sends them to the ear. Learn more about the seven most common devices. Costs are per aid. … Back to Article

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