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Sunday, September 23rd 2007

Generally speaking, cochlear implants are for patients with severe-to-profound, sensorineural hearing loss. There are approximately 500,000 patients in the USA with severe-to-profound hearing loss.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

Otolaryngologists (also called ear-nose-and-throat, or ENT, doctors) are physicians who have advanced training in disorders of the ear, nose, throat and head and neck.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

Dizziness is a symptom not a disease. It may be defined as a sensation of unsteadiness, imbalance, or disorientation in relation to an individual's surroundings.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

The ear is comprised of three portions: an outer ear (external), a middle ear and inner ear. Each part performs an important function in the process of hearing.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

Spasm, weakness or paralysis of the face is a symptom of some disorder involving the facial nerve. It is not a disease in itself.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

Patients experiencing severe chronic tinnitus have many characteristics in common with chronic pain patients.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

Middle ear implants are surgically implanted devices. The FDA has approved specific middle ear implants and the FDA is still reviewing others. The middle ear implant is a useful hearing instrument and is quite different from traditional hearing aids.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

The ear is divided into three parts: an external ear, a middle ear and an inner ear. Each part performs an important function in the process of hearing.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

ABR testing evaluates hearing levels without the active participation of your child. It is necessary for your child to be asleep during this test.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

This guide gives you an idea of what to expect on your test


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

Hearing aids work very well when fit and adjusted appropriately. They amplify sound! You might find that you like one hearing aid better than the other. The left and right hearing aids will probably not fit exactly the same and they probably won't sound exactly the same.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

The American Tinnitus Association (ATA) assists healthcare providers in serving patients who have, or are learning to cope with, tinnitus.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

Tinnitus is the term for the perception of sound when no external sound is present. It is often referred to as "ringing in the ears," although some people hear hissing, roaring, whistling, chirping, or clicking.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

Nearly 50 million people in the U.S.A. have tinnitus. Tinnitus may be described as a ringing, hissing or other noise heard in the ears or head


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

Tinnitus is an abnormal perception of a sound which is reported by patients that is unrelated to an external source of stimulation. Tinnitus is a very common disorder.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

Generally, most patients will not need any medical treatment for their tinnitus. For patients who are greatly bothered by tinnitus, they may use some masking techniques such as listening to a fan or radio which would mask some of their tinnitus.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

Tinnitus is a significant and common problem across the USA. For individuals with tinnitus, something is occurring within the auditory system, or elsewhere in the neural pathways, which gives rise to the perception of an acoustic-like sensation, for which there is no known external cause.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

Hearing aids are available in many different sizes and styles thanks to advancements in digital technology, miniaturization of digital electronic part and fresh focus on design among the hearing aid manufacturers. Many of today's hearing aids are considered sleek, compact and innovative - offering solutions to a wide range of hearing aid wearers.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

There are many assistive listening devices available today, from sophisticated systems used in theaters and auditoriums to small personal systems.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

Tinnitus may originate from various lesions and from different sites. The auditory system involves highly complicated inner ear structures, many afferent and efferent nerve pathways and a great amount of nuclei that form a complex meshwork.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

The hearing aid specialist has training in the assessment of patients who specifically seek rehabilitation for hearing loss.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

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.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

Auditory Processing (also called Central Auditory Processing) refers to the means by which we make sense of what we hear. "Auditory Processing Disorders" refers to the abnormal interaction of hearing, neural transmission and the brain's ability to make sense of sound.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

Tinnitus is an abnormal perception of a sound which is reported by patients that is unrelated to an external source of stimulation. Tinnitus is a very common disorder.


Sunday, September 23rd 2007

Air batteries for hearing aids run on a zinc-air interaction, usually last last 7-14 days based on a 16 hour per day use cycle, are available in five common sizes, and generally cost less than a dollar each.

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