The FDA and many state regulations require that you either get a medical examination and prescription from a physician before you purchase a hearing aid, or sign a waiver (available online) stating that you decline a medical examination. Please read the following list of conditions carefully. If you know, or were informed by a physician, that you have any of the following conditions, you will need a medical clearance (prescription) by a physician before using the iHEARMAX.

 

  • Visible deformity of the ear
  • Fluid or drainage (not earwax) from the ear withinthe past 90 days
  • Sudden, rapidly progressing, or changing hearingloss within the past 90 days
  • Spells of acute or chronic dizziness
  • Hearing loss on one side that worsened in the past90 days
  • A recent or current ear infection, a plugged-upfullness feeling
  • A punctured or perforated eardrum
  • Conductive hearing loss, or air-bone gap
  • Excessive earwax buildup, or a history ofexcessive earwax buildup
  • Foreign object stuck in ear canal
  • Pain or discomfort in the ear
  • Ringing in one or both ears which began or worsened in the last 90 days