NJ Spotlight News

FDA allows hearing aids to be sold without prescription

Clip: 08/17/2022 | 3m 44s | Video has closed captioning.

Millions of Americans in need of hearing aids will soon have a more accessible and affordable option to buy them without a prescription. The Food and Drug Administration this week finalized a new rule allowing for the devices to be sold over the counter; the ruling applies to hearing devices for adults with mild to moderate hearing problems. No medical exam or specialists are needed.

Aired: 08/17/22

Rating: NR

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