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Choose a hearing aid that works for you

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A behind-the-ear hearing aid provides ample volume and easily accessible controls.

Look for one that offers ample volume and the ability to turn it up and down as needed.

How many times during recent conversations have you said "What?" or "Excuse me?" or "Speak up!" If the answer is "More than occasionally," then your hearing may be impaired.

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