question about hearing aid

G. M. Alf gmalf19 at
Thu Aug 15 10:49:15 EST 1996

>Perhaps others have had more recent experience.  Modern day aids have 
>excellent volume and output controls making the possibility of increased 
>loss secondary to proper hearing aid use very unlikely.  However, if you 
>wear an aid around hazardous noise, the use of the aid will increase the 
>risk of a noise induced hearing loss.  

Assuming the aid has some form of output limiting that is set at a
reasonable level and the vent isn't too big the aid may actually
protect the user from excessive levels.


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