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...
When you wear hearing aids for the first time, you will probably notice your voice sounds funny! You will hear your voice amplified through the hearing aid and some people describe...
What is the spectrum of sound that is amplified by a Bernafon Brite behind-the-ear hearing aid? I have high frequency hearing loss bilaterally and am trying new Brite aids. Are sounds in the range 500 to 4000Hz amplified or only three frequencies at 500,
This is a typical comment from people with hearing loss. Hearing loss acts like a filter, filtering out certain sounds. Often, consonants are most affected. So if you have a...
I recently noticed that hearing aid batteries are available in a "mercury free" option. Aren't all zinc air hearing aid batteries free of mercury?
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
Speech and language disorders refer to problems in communication and related areas such as oral motor function.
No. People with all degrees and types of hearing loss -- even people with normal hearing can benefit from assistive listening devices.
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.
What does Dizziness have to do with Hearing?
My hearing aid keeps getting wax in it. How do I clean my ears to keep this from happening?
Hearing aid implants are devices which are physically attached to the patient.
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?
How does tympanometry assist in audiological evaluation?
My son is 3 and half years old and hearing impaired. He doesn't let me fix his earmold inside his ear; I am consistently trying but he repeatedly removes it. Please give me some suggestions.
Will Medicare pay for bilateral CIs? For replacing an existing CI with a newer internal device? For a new BTE?
Can a faulty microwave deprogram my aids? Both of my hearing aids seemed to have lost their programming at the same time. I had them both reprogrammed a couple weeks ago. Then, a few days ago, BOTH went nearly dead. I have been near a microwave, which
I wear a digital hearing aid and I am going on a trip overseas and was just wondering if I could go through the scanner at the airport with my aid on and also when I go on a tanning bed should I take my hearing aid off?
Is it legal to fit one person's custom made hearing aids for another person. That is, if a husband has ITEs and he passes away, can those ITEs be fit for his wife, brother etc.? I have heard conflicting information about this and have been unsuccessful i
How critical is it after pulling the tab to wait a minute or so before putting the battery in the device?
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?
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
Do you get improved battery life if you keep the battery door open at night with the hearing aid off? Are there any general guidelines for this on the different battery sizes?
I get great benefit from my hearing aids and would like to wear them, however I find it nearly impossible to find an earmold that doesn't cause a terrible allergic reaction. Any advice?
Is there a device that is more accurate for testing batteries? The battery testers now seem to give the same information on the same batteries.
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