AirPods Pro Could Act As Hearing Aids for Those With Minimal Hearing Loss The AirPods Pro could act as a hearing aid for people with minimal hearing loss. However, Apple is NOT promoting the AirPods as a health product. They say when paired with Apple Health you can create a hearing profile. AirPods can act as a cheap for first step to accepting the need for a hearing aid. The company emphasizes the AirPods can not replace traditional hearing aids especially if one has severe hearing loss.