Hearing Aids and Personal Sound Amplifiers

Hearing Aids and Personal Sound Amplifiers: Know the Difference

“Hearing aids and personal sound amplification products (PSAPS) can both improve our ability to hear sound,” says Eric Mann, M.D., Ph.D, deputy director of FDA’s Division of Ophthalmic, Neurological, And Ear, Nose, and Throat Devices. “They are both wearable, and some of their technology and function is similar.”

Sennheiser Set830 TV Wireless Infrared Stereo Assistive Listening System

Sennheiser Set830 TV Wireless Infrared Stereo Assistive Listening System

“I was having difficulty hearing voices when watching TV. When I had the volume set at a level that the dialogue was understood it was uncomfortable for others in the room. This equipment was easy to install and completely remedied the problem.”

Angel Sales PSA 8000 Personal Sound Amplifier

Angel Sales PSA 8000 Personal Sound Amplifier

“This is a handy little item for people who have trouble hearing other people in small groups. I put it on the table in front of me at a recent meeting of about 7 people who were sitting in a circle. I could hear everyone, even the ‘whisperers’. The sound is a little hollow, like being in a large, empty room, but for my purpose it did just fine. “

BionicEar PSA8000 Personal Sound Amplifier

BionicEar PSA8000 Personal Sound Amplifier

“This is an excellent product. I have trouble hearing in certain circumstances and this device makes it possible for me to hear comfortably. I highly recommend this product.”

MDHearingAid Acoustitone MAX Hearing Aid

MDHearingAid Acoustitone MAX Hearing Aid

“We received these hearing aids very quickly…Husband has now used them for two days, and we are both VERY excited that I can talk to him without looking him square in the face from 3 feet away, we can have the TV at a normal level so my ears can get a rest, and yes, last night, I even asked him to turn the TV UP a notch….AMAZING…”