Conversations are happening across the country to ensure safe, quality hearing assistance is available to those who need it. Check out the below to see what’s happening in South Carolina.
Did You Know?
Almost 15% of South Carolina’s population suffers from some form of hearing loss.
LATEST CONSUMER PROTECTION ACTION
April 15, 2021.
Attorney General Alan Wilson cautions consumers about misleading sales tactics used by some over-the-counter hearing aid companies.
“Until the FDA finalizes their regulations on over-the-counter hearing aids, South Carolina consumers, especially seniors and military veterans, need to be mindful of unlawful and misleading products on the market,” Attorney General Wilson states. “We are seeing more and more companies attempt to sell hearing aids over-the-counter that use the FDA logo or claim to be ‘FDA-registered,’ even though this new category of hearing aids has not been approved by the FDA.”