I purchased a set of digitally programmable hearing aids in 1998, and they are still working fine. What is the advantage to digital hearing aids, and is it worth the cost to upgrade?
Is it true that the battery testers are not accurate for testing zinc-air batteries?
I just read about a three microphone hearing aid system. Please tell me about the three mic system, versus the two mic system, versus the one mic system? What are the differences between them and do they really work? What is the cost for directional feat
My son is 11 years old and has a hard time in school. His doctor has mentioned ADD. How do I tell the difference between ADD, ADHD and APD? Are there medicines that can help?
My mom has a terrible hearing loss. Please tell me the difference between a cochlear implant and a middle ear implant and which one do you suggest?
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?
Would you please discuss the influence of the spouse (or significant other) regarding seeking solutions for hearing loss, hearing aid sales, and successful AR with amplification?
Can you please address the advantages and disadvantages of ''directional microphones.'' Specifically, what does this feature mean to me and why should I consider this?
How do ENG protocols differ for testing pediatric patients? What is the youngest age recommended for performing this test? At what point might balance assessment be necessary for pediatric patients?
What is the frequency of hearing aid repair for new hearing aids manufactured in the USA? What are the primary sources of hearing aid failure?
I have a 5 yr. old with chronic ear infections. He is currently on his 7th set of PE tubes. He wears bilateral hearing aids. He also has a t-cell immune deficiency and receives IV-IG every three weeks as well as prophylaxis rotating antibiotics. He has si
Dr. Dennis, every now and then I see a veteran in the office. More often than not, I have no idea if they are eligible for VA benefits. Are all veterans eligible for VA hearing aid benefits? How do I know who is eligible? What is the protocol for a vetera
I wear two hearing aids and I LOVE going to theme parks (Disney World, etc.) I am always worried that my hearing aids will slip out while on a ride. They are a good fit, and very seldom ''move,'' but some of the rides I like jostle you around a bit or tu
Have you found any correlation between changes in hearing and a woman'smenstrual cycle? I have a female patient who has threshold shifts of approximately 10dB immediately preceding and during menstruation.
A doctor recently told us that our 10 year old daughter has 70-80% hearing loss in one of her ears. He said this could have been there since birth. Has anyone found any treatment that can help inner ear problems? He says there is no treatment, and that no
Recently, I have started getting a clicking sound in one ear when my head moves up-and-down (e.g., while walking). I do not hear the sound when still. Is this a form of tinnitus?
I've had 3 patients in the last 8 months who complained that their hearing aids brought about a constant urge to cough or clear their throat. I tapered and shortened the hearing aids to the point where there was only a small 'stump' that did not contact a
At what age can APD/CAP disorders first be diagnosed? (Note: We use the terms APD- Auditory Processing Disorder and , CAPD- Central auditory processing Disorder interchangeably)
What aural rehab recommendations would you suggest for a 14 year old whose audiogram revealed a low frequency sensorineural hearing loss in the left ear with excellent speech discrimination ability, and a severe sensorineural hearing loss in the right ear
What are the recent developments in the management of noise-induced hearing loss?
What are the most important recommendations for musicians to protect their hearing during performances?
What do you recommend regarding battery placement in the Dry-Aid kit?
Does the degree and type of hearing loss impact the decision to use hard versus soft ear mold materials?
What are the relative merits of ABR and OAE for screening premature infants?
Describe how the Touchless Telecoil works and what advantages it offers. In what products is it available?
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