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I copied morse code in the military for over two years averaging 8 hours a day on the radio with headphones listening to code through radioprinter noise and atmospheric noise. I am now thirty years later experiencing hearing loss in the middle and high f
My son is awaiting his test for APD but the consultant is pretty sure he has APD. The problem we have is that my son has been offered a place at a local independent specialist school with a maximum of 6 children per class. Sadly we cannot afford the fees
My hearing aid keeps getting wax in it. How do I clean my ears to keep this from happening?
Certain common elements can cause damage to hearing aids and require them to be repaired. With simple cleaning and care steps, hearing aid repair can be prevented.
Tinnitus, also known as ringing in the ears, is the term for the perception of sound when no external...
Doctor, if I get a middle ear implant, will I be allowed to go swimming and shower after surgery? If not, how long do I have to wait? Will I have to worry about getting water in my ears after everything heals? How long does it take to heal?
Otologists or neurotologists are physicians who, in addition to their ENT requirements, continue their specialized training for an additional year or more in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the ear.
I am just 32 years old and have suffered BPPV at least twice. Those two times happened to be severe enough to warrant a trip to the doctor. My father had Meinere's disease and my mom has genetic deafness. Could I be next?
New hearing aids typically come with one-year comprehensive loss, damage and repair warranty directly...
I have had my aids for 2 weeks. I bought them on the internet and they were factory programmed. They work fine, but the feedback is hard to control. What am I doing wrong? Have you ever heard of Precision Ear aids?
Sensorineural hearing loss affects the cochlea or the hearing nerve. It has many causes, but typically hearing aids are the only treatment option.
My mother was recently found to have a hearing loss. We still have my father's old hearing aids. Can they be used for my mother?
I have been keeping my hearing in a small zip-loc bag with 4 or 5 desiccant packets from various sources. I was wondering if it is safe to keep the battery in the bag as well, removed from the battery compartment of course, to keep moisture levels down.
What do you recommend regarding battery placement in the Dry-Aid kit?
Do you really need to use specially-designed earplugs for hearing protection? Can you use other, more inexpensive materials such as cotton balls?
In general, cochlear implants are used to allow deaf people to hear. Although many people who are "hearing impaired" or "hard of hearing" believe they are...
I would like to ask if a pediatric patient with a profound sensorinueral hearing loss would still have any chance of improving his hearing with the use of hearing aids? The patient in question is 5 years old.
I am looking for information about hearing loss and firearms. I read an article some years ago that gave information about the difference in ear-level dB exposure in shooters/hunters that shot both right and left handed. The premise of the article was tha
I have tinnitus and my ears are sensitive to air pressure changes in airplane rides. I would like to have custom earplugs made (from ear impressions) that protect against that pressure change. Are you able to do that or do you know someone who might be ab
How does tympanometry assist in audiological evaluation?