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Dispensing audiologists: about 50% would probably offer PSAPs and OTC hearing aids

As an audiologist who used to dispense hearing instruments, I often wonder how I would logistically react to the disruption currently taking place in the hearing industry.  If I were still in clinical practice, would I offer PSAPs and/or OTC … Continue reading

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Dear Esteemed Consumer with Hearing Loss – A Letter From an Audiologist

On November 7, 2016 U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) introduced the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2016, legislation that would make certain types of hearing aids that compensate for mild to moderate hearing loss available over-the-counter … Continue reading

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Hearing Aids Gave Me My Youth Back – guest blog post by Anne Walker

My name is Anne Walker and I have been employed at Oaktree Products as a customer service representative since January 2008. Getting hearing aids was one of the best things I ever did for myself and I wanted to share … Continue reading

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When Your Hearing Aid Patient Needs Help with Business Phone

So, you successfully fit your patient with a high-end hearing aid with a streamer and all is wonderful in the world until they go to work.  They would like to have their business phone conversations streamed directly to their hearing … Continue reading

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DryDome for Hearing Instruments

Every hearing instrument wearer benefits from a dehumidifier yet not everyone necessarily needs a heavy-duty version to do a sufficient job. The new, compact, and economically priced DryDome from the makers of Dry & Store is the perfect option for proactively extending … Continue reading

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The Eagle Has Landed Again!

A new hearing instrument dehumidifier showcasing an eagle with an American flag backdrop is now available exclusively from Oaktree Products. The patriotic design was created by the artistically talented Nicole Borg, a customer service representative employed at Oaktree Products since … Continue reading

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Gift of Listening with HeardIT! – guest post by Liz Alessi

Listening is a learned skill and just like any muscle of the body, it is beneficial for individuals to exercise their “listening muscles”. This is particularly important for individuals with hearing loss, a condition that can lead to social isolation … Continue reading

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Three Clicks to Learn, Influence & Celebrate

CLICK #1: How many times have you sent a CIC back to the hearing aid manufacturer just to have the drawstring repaired? Learn how to do this repair in your own offic with a handful of products your probably already have … Continue reading

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