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You may have certain communication needs that cannot be solved by just using hearing aids. In this event, it might be worth contacting your hearing healthcare provider about assistive listening devices.
Wireless technology in hearing aids has provided many benefits to wearers, including increased convenience and access to Bluetooth devices.
No. People with all degrees and types of hearing loss -- even people with normal hearing -- can benefit from assistive listening devices. Some assistive listening devices used...
A cochlear implant works by electrically stimulating the hearing nerves. When a patient receives a cochlear implant, it means their ear is not working in a typical or way....
Generally speaking, cochlear implants are for patients with severe-to-profound, sensorineural hearing loss. There are approximately 500,000 patients in the USA with...
Middle ear implants are surgically implanted devices. Particular middle ear implants have been approved by the FDA for specific hearing losses, such as chronic middle ear...
There are many assistive listening devices available today, from sophisticated systems used in theaters and auditoriums to small personal systems.Various kinds of assistive...
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...
My daughter who is now 21 months of age recently underwent cochlear implant surgery and the processor was turned on July 28. My question is how often would she require speech therapy? Right now the therapist is recommending once a week. Is this sufficien
No. People with all degrees and types of hearing loss -- even people with normal hearing can benefit from assistive listening devices.
I have been informed that a wireless receiver might be useful to increase speech recognition. I have a pair of Siemens Triano hearing aids. Is there a wireless receiver that I can purchase for these hearing aids?
I am looking for a solution for BTE users who use stethoscopes. I have seen adaptors for the ear pieces for ITC and CIC users, so what is the best way to hook up a BTE user?
If I have an in-the-ear (ITE) hearing aid with a telephone switch, how would I use the MyLink wireless receiver? What would the cost be, and what components would I need to purchase? Would it work with a switchless telephone amplifier?
I need to purchase a new hearing aid, and neither my audiologist nor I can find a hearing aid that has pre-amplified telecoils. I have tried several hearing aids with conventional telecoils and find it difficult to hear on the phone, even with an amplifie
Is there any solution to using the headphones with a transcription machine while wearing BTE's? I usually close my office door and use the machine without the headphones. However, there are times when I should use the headphones. I can use them but it is
I am very impressed with LOOP SYSTEMS, but marketing and selling them has been a real challenge for me and my practice associates. How do I get patients to try T-coil based Loop systems, and how can I compel patients to install them in their homes?
What are the future trends in the Baha system? How successful are they and what modifications are we likely to see in them?
My son lost his hearing in one ear due to a motorcycle accident, the hearing is completely gone in one ear. He still has normal hearing in his other ear. Is there any technology that can be used to restore hearing in one dead ear? I see that Cochlear im
Is there a way to make my Phonak Handymic work with my pc, so that I can hear when receiving a videocall?
I am a Doctor interested in referring patients for BAHAs. My question is concerns criteria on pure tone average for BAHAs. What hearing threshold level in dB for a conductive hearing loss or mixed hearing loss would you consider as strong candidacy for a
My 5-year-old uses a cochlear implant, has just started kindergarten, and has begun to use the personal FM system. There seems to be a difference in opinion by audiologists as to whether a separate map for the processor should be used when using the FM sy
Do you know who makes the blue signs that are posted at different establishments where ALDs are available? I am doing some research and I can't seem to find the source. Thanks for your help.
I am an education-based SLP in Ontario, Canada, who plays a significant support role in assisting with the paperwork, installation, in-service, and troubleshooting of Audiologist-recommended FM systems for several students (CAP) in our system. We have no
Are there any concerns regarding a cochlear implant patient that needs an MRI of the knee due to a sport injury?
Our daughter, age 3, is getting a HiResolution Cochlear Implant this Friday. I'm wondering....when we first amplified Ali with her Phonak hearing aid on the left side, she did not tolerate it very well, and still had significant balance problems. One ye
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