A 47-year-old member asked:
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who knows how many boomers worldwide will need hearing aids?

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Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Unknown: Many millions is a gross under estimation of worldwide need. A recent report noted that there are nearing 23 million us people over 50 years old who have heating loss that have yet to seek help!
Answered on May 27, 2012

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