Archive for October 7, 2019
It’s estimated that 36 million Americans suffer from hearing loss. As American continue to age, that number figures only to go with some estimates claiming nearly a billion people will have some degree of hearing impairment by 2025.
Fortunately for those suffering from hearing loss, there have been many advancements in telemedicine and telehealth in recent years. Rather than having to go to a doctor’s office, patients can meet with doctors via remote consultation. With a remote consultation, patients are still able to speak directly with a doctor, gain needed medical advice and save themselves a lot of frustration from having to wait in an office.
Hearing aid companies have made similar advancements. Many models of hearing aid on the market today can be programmed and then tweaked via remote consultation if necessary. Many models can be linked with an iPhone or