Article posted 19 August 2022 Hearing Aids OTC posted 11am Shared Article from nytimes.com F.D.A. Clears Path for Hearing Aids to Be Sold Over the Counter The agency’s action opens the door to cheaper, more accessible devices without a prescription or medical exam. nytimes.com Good. Why in the hell weren’t hearing aids for adults with mild to moderate hearing loss available over-the-counter already? For Christ’s sake.