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Is Eargo a hearing aid or PSAP?

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Abram Bailey, AuD
Eargo has been called a hearing aid in the press, but I cannot find any instance of Eargo being called a hearing aid on the Eargo website itself. Also, all FDA-registered hearing aids should be listed in the Global Unique Device Identification Database (GUDID), and I cannot find "Eargo" in the listings. See for... Read more

What is the best Personal Sound Amplification Device?

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Mark Butler, AAS
Short answer is that there are no "best" personal sound amplification devices.  These units are designed to simply amplify all the incoming sound at a consistent level across the entire frequency range.  If you have a very flat mild hearing loss then a PSAD might be of some benefit.  However, very few people have that type of hearing loss.  I have talked... Read more