Ok some of you have already answered my follow up about hearing aids.
I THINK I can still hear pretty well BUT the dang ringing is preventing me from hearing optimally.
So if I do venture down the hearing aid route I don't want to hear people shouting (or seemingly shouting) at me.
I just want to hear normal, no ringy-dingy.
The really annoying part about this is that I did wear hearing protection while working in the factory but when I was a young sprout I didn't while shooting.
I only went to a couple of concerts when I was a teen. Didn't care much for them. TOO LOUD.
Sun, looking forward to seeing you again soon.