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October 31, 2003

Hearing Aid Controlled From Wrist Watch

From:, IN - Oct 31, 2003

New digital technology allows most sophisticated hearing devices to be place within the ear canal where it almost unnoticeable, but a new hearing system by Phonak allows the user to control the levels from a wrist watch.

It allows patients to adjust discreetly without missing a word or a beat, Matthews reported.

Around 10 million Americans suffer from hearing loss.

Experts blame it on lifestyles that give our ear drums a good pounding, such as concerts and loud car stereos.

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