Food and Drug Administration

CONSUMER ALERT: Be Cautious When Purchasing Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

Ken Paxton

Attorney General Ken Paxton¬†today warned Texans to be cautious when considering buying from companies selling over-the-counter hearing aids, particularly online or by mail order. Many hearing devices sold this way are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and are deceptively marketed as medical hearing devices when they contain low-quality amplifiers. Texans should remember these tips when purchasing a hearing aid: Get a hearing screening and recommendation from a hearing professional who can […]