Healthy Hearing Report

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Perilymph Fistula

If a perilymph fistula is present, does fluid leak into the middle ear? If there is a hearing loss, does the fistula affect hearing in both ears or just one?

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BI CROS Digital Hearing Aid

Is there such a thing as a BI CROS digital aid?

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Auditory v. Language Processing Disorder

What is the difference between an auditory processing disorder and a language processing disorder?

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Bone Conduction Implants and Ossicular Continuity

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?

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Treacher Collins Syndrome

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

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Military Career Options for Hearing Impaired Individuals

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?

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My Hearing Aids Set Off Store Security Alarms

I have been a hearing aid wearer for 15 years. I am currently testing some new models that communicate wirelessly from one ear to the other. I have noticed that a couple of brands have set off the shop lifting security alarm at the entrance/exit at a coup

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Stethoscope Solutions for Hearing Aids

I am looking for a solution for BTE users who use stethoscopes. I have seen adaptors for the ear pieces for ITC and CIC users, so what is the best way to hook up a BTE user?

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How Does Tympanometry Assist in Audiological Evaluation?

How does tympanometry assist in audiological evaluation?

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Sites We Like: Hearing Information & Hearing Aid Products

Every so often we come across a hearing website or hearing aids product website we feel may benefit our readers. In this first edition of "Sites We Like", we share with you just that – sites we feel you may find interesting or products that may enhance your use of hearing aids. Enjoy!

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Middle Ear Implants

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.

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Different Types of Ear Physician Specialists

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.

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What is an Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)?

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.

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How To Select a Local Hearing Center

Learn the right questions to ask when selecting a hearing center, ear doctor, or hearing aid store to maintain the best hearing health.

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What are invisible hearing aids?

Recent developments in deep-fitting hearing aids have made them less visible and more discreet than ever.

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Vestibular Neuronitis

What are the symptoms of vestibular neuronitis? How long does vestibular neuronitis last? How do you get/catch vestibular neuronitis?

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Auditory Processing Disorders

Overview: Auditory processing is what the brain does with what the ear hears (Katz, 1992). Altho...

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How Do I Clean My Hearing Aids?

I wear In-the-Ear hearing aids. How should I keep them clean? I know I am not supposed to get them wet, but can I use hand wipes?

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Causes of Retrograde Amnesia

What are all the causes of retrograde amnesia?

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Tai Chi: Improving Balance with Ancient Art

Tai Chi has been under the microscope of the American Academy of Otolaryngology (ear, nose, throat specialists) as a beneficial remedy for dizziness. This ancient, Chinese art...

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