Hearing Aids for Mild to Moderate Hearing Loss in Adults

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Systematic Review

Source: The Cochrane Collaborative

Last Reviewed: September 2017

In this Cochrane systematic review, the Cochrane Collaborative found that for adults with mild to moderate hearing loss, hearing aids improve their: 

  • Ability to take part in everyday life 
  • General quality of life 
  • Ability to listen to other people

The review included studies in which participants got hearing aids, no hearing aids, or placebo hearing aids.

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Ferguson, M. A., Kitterick, P. T., Chong, L. Y., Edmondson-Jones, M., Barker, F., & Hoare, D. J. (2017). Hearing aids for mild to moderate hearing loss in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2017 (9). DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012023.pub2.