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.
When playing jazz professionally, the contour changes of my jawline cause feedback in my digital hearing aid which fits inside my ear. Also, the trumpet sound itself causes the hearing aid to cut out completely.
Ive noticed in the larger stores that they rotate the battery packages. They put the older packs first on the shelf like produce.
What is the difference between Rayovac Ultra and Advanced hearing aid batteries?
Los Angeles - January 16, 2006 - The House Ear Institute today announces the official launch of an aggressive consumer awareness campaign aimed at teens and young adults. camp...
Sometimes when patients pull the tabs off the back of the hearing aid battery, its sticky and hard to remove. Is this normal?
I am very interested in joining the military. Since I was a kid, I have had my heart set on joining the Army Rangers. I now realize that it is impossible with any hearing loss at all (or is it?) What are my career options in the army?
I read where removing the protective wax dries out the ear canal, which then causes itchiness. When I recently visited the doctor, I admitted gently using a q-tip several times due to itchiness. This obviously removed the wax, but resulted in dryness. The
There has been a lot of controversy about keeping batteries in dry aid kit overnight. What is your recommendation?
Newswise New research suggests that years of repeated exposure to loud noise increases the risk of developing a non-cancerous tumor that could cause hearing loss.It matter...
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
Is corrosion a problem for hearing aid batteries? A patient returned a package of hearing aid batteries because he dropped it in the sink. He retrieved it right away, but it was covered with corrosion, and he sent the package back to us.
OHSU study shows platinum-based ototoxicity in children prevalent, but new drugs offer prevention hope(December 8, 2005) Portland, Oregon - By 14, Peter Johnson had survived...
I would like to enquire as to what is currently accepted as the most useful with soft headbands for bone conduction hearing aids? Is it best to buy a fabric headband, and attach the bone conduction aid with velcro? Are there any companies that provide suc
What would create a sticky film to migrate into hearing aid cases from the battery?
LOS ANGELES - John Tracy Clinic's Board of Directors announced today that Barbara F. Hecht, Ph.D., has been elected as the Clinic's next president, effective September 1, 2003. Th...
Chicago Although children with special health care needs comprised less than 16 percent of the child population, they had health care expenditures three times higher than ch...
DenverDecember 12, 2005Cochlear Americas has announced that the Baha system, an osseointegrated auditory implant system, is now covered by Medicare under a new policy issued by...
My husband has hearing loss in both ears, the left more so than the right. He has had hearing aids for at least 4 years which seemed to help more at first but now it seems like he is having to turn them up more often to the point where one of them is beep
I'm currently attending school for my masters in Speech and Language Pathology and was working on a group presentation regarding Treacher Collins Syndrome as it relates to language disorders. I had a difficult time finding SLP case studies, or examples of
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
Bethesda, Maryland - The Board of Trustees of Self Help for Hard of Hearing People (SHHH) voted to cha nge the name of the organization to the Hearing Loss Association of America...
A Time magazine Coolest Invention, ELI lets hearing aid wearers go wirelessEDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.(November 15, 2005)Starkey Laboratories, one of the worlds leading hearing...
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.
Alexandria, Va. (November 9, 2005) Rep. Jim Ryun (R-KS) has been formally invited to testify at a major House Ways and Means Subcommittee hearing on Wednesday, November 16, dis...
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