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
My son is now one year old and was diagnosed with unilateral hearing loss when he was born. Now that he is starting to talk, I wonder is there anything I can do to help him with his speech. He does not show signs of difficulties yet, but I want to give
I have had several sets of hearing aids--some costing over $2000.00 each. My major problem is that I have what is called Pilot's Ear. I can hear low tones fine, but above a certain octave my hearing goes to near -0-. None of the hearing aids I have had c
How can you prevent or keep the hearing aids and ears from having a very awful smell?
Where can I find an objective evaluation of the various hearing aids by manufacturer? I am getting sales pitches from different ones, andthey all say that theirs is the best. Consumer reports does not have this information. Any help will be appreciated
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.
Do you know of any relationship with Lyme Disease and Tinnitus? Or Lyme Disease and hearing loss?
If noise reduction reduces good sounds, too, then how do noise-reducing stereo headsets deliver such good sound? Could their design be used for hearing aids?
My daughter Danielle was diagnosed with profound bilateral hearing loss at one month of age. She was implanted at 10 months. She hears the grass grow. Her receptive speech is about age appropriate, expressive is improving everyday. Danielle has turned two
I have a patient who is a flight attendant. She complains that her hearing aid batteries have a short life when she flies. Is this possible, and why?
My two year old son was recently diagnosed with a moderate to severe hearing loss. He is now wearing two hearing aids. How will I know if the hearing aids are working properly? And how will I know if/when they need to be adjusted?
If a potential candidate for a bone conduction implant does have a functioning ossicular chain, could they still be a candidate? When implanted, what are the down sides to having a bone conduction unit in terms of limitations and benefits?
My friend has a cochlear implant. In her job, she has many public speaking engagements. She will often have to present information and answer questions from the audience. She turns up the microphone so the audience can hear her but it does not always help.
What is the most widely accepted treatment for severe vertigo?
We recently found out, after an ABR that our 4 year old son has a hearingloss in his right ear. This came as quite a surprise since his hearing tests at 8 months and 18 months were ''normal''. I had a normal pregnancy and delivery, no hearing loss in
I have been off prozac for 9 months but am still experiencing a feeling of imbalance accompanied by a feeling of fullness in my ears and head and tinnitus. I've been to an otolaryngologist, had an MRI and all they could tell me is that I have lost some
When I bought my hearing aids 3 years ago, I could not afford an FM system. Is it possible to get one now that will work with my existing aids?
Please tell me the best way to clean and disinfect hearing aids? And, what can you tell me about the transmission of disease via hearing aids? Thanks.
How long should batteries last in my digital CIC hearing aid? My brother gets 7 days with his and I only get 3. Why is that? Is there something I am doing wrong or something I should do differently?
I wear In-the-Ear (ITE) hearing aids. How should I keep them clean? Is there a recommended cleaning protocol for everyday use and is it OK to use some sort of hand wipes?
I have a precipitous high frequency sensorineural hearing loss, and have suffered from almost constant feedback in my hearing aids. What solutions can you suggest?
Is there a connection between tinnitus and any of the popular herbal drugs (eg. St. John's Wort)?
My audiologist recommended a directional microphone to help me hear better in noise. I thought this option was only available in the larger styles of hearing aids, but I would really prefer to wear a smaller hearing aid. What do you recommend?
My new digital hearing aids are fine, but I still cannot tell the difference between many words. What would frequency compression do for me?
I have a 13 year old who is playing on the offensive line of his middle school football team. With this 50 dB SNHL he is having much trouble hearing the calls from the quarterback. He has BTEs but cannot use them in the helmet because of trauma risk (to t