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Dr. Robert Scharber has practiced audiology for more than 30 years. He says patients almost always come to him initially at the suggestion of a frustrated spouse.

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Can You Hear Me Now?

Sometimes being heard starts with persuading loved ones to have their hearing checked.

In a fourth-season episode of Seinfeld, a wheelchair salesman tries out a comically over-enthusiastic sales pitch on George and Kramer, entrusted with purchasing a wheelchair to replace one they were inadvertently responsible for destroying.