I found that my old ReSound Air aids had a maximum volume of 100dba. At 100dba you are allowed 15 minutes per day without causing permanent ear damage.
This is a cause of concern for me. I know that thy weren't blasting 100dba into my ears all the time, but in noisy environments it is quite possible they were.
I haven't been able to find specifications on Oticon OPN aids.That's what I'm wearing now. The technology is decades newer, but if they are putting out 100dba, it puts me in a dilemma. I need the aids to understand speech, but are they causing more of a dependence on the aids as the damage my hearing? Is there a limit to the damage?
Does anybody know where I can find the specs for the OPN aids? Oticon didn't answer my e-mail yet. Perhaps they will, perhaps they won't, if they do give me the information I'll post it here.