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    History of Hearing Aids

    Posted on February 10, 2013 by in Uncategorized

    It may be hard to imagine that the hearing aids we know and use today evolved from a series of strangely shaped, large trumpet-like structures. The first hearing aids, also known as “Ear Trumpets,” consisted of a wider end that collected sound, and a smaller end the tapered into a thin tube to deliver the sound to the ear. As far back in time as the 17th century, these Ear Trumpets were used by sailors to communicate over long distances. […]

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