Hearing aids have come a long way with the evolution of technology, enabling more efficient and effective devices. Despite benefits, stigma, cost, and other barriers prevent many from using them. Continued advancements in technology, like AI, make hearing aids more functional and accessible. They have a significant impact on communication, cognitive function, and quality of life for people with hearing loss. Greater awareness and access to care can ensure everyone who needs a hearing aid benefits from this life-changing technology.