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#1 of 4 Old 07-16-2003, 01:06 AM - Thread Starter
 
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It's bad enough that so many babies have to wear disposable diapers for YEARS but now there is a disposable hearing aid:

http://www.songbirdhearing.com/consumer/default.asp

Not to downplay the plight of the hearing imparied. I have lost some hearing in the Navy and can only imagine what it is like to have a signifigant hearing impairment but why would you need a DISPOSABLE hearing aid?
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I have no idea why a hearing aid would need to be disposible?

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I can tell you why. My friends son is mostly deaf and uses aids. They wear out FAST, they have to replace his every year or year and a half, and the old ones go in the trash, so they are pretty much disposable anyway only cost a heck of a lot more than the 99.00 that that co. charges for theirs.
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