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I have a 5 yr. old with chronic ear infections. He is currently on his 7th set of PE tubes. He wears bilateral hearing aids. He also has a t-cell immune deficiency and receives IV-IG every three weeks as well as prophylaxis rotating antibiotics. He has si
Yes, you can protect your hearing from noise and preserve the hearing you have.
Hearing loss is measured by a professional during a comprehensive hearing evaluation. During the hearing evaluation, the ability to hear the loudness of specific tones is assessed.
Hearing loss occurs to most people as they age. Hearing loss can be due to aging, exposure to loud noise, medications, infections, head or ear trauma, congenital or hereditary factors, disease processes and other causes.
Typically hearing aid batteries last 5-14 days based on 16 hours per day use cycle. Generally, the smaller the battery size, the shorter the battery life. The sizes of hearing aid batteries are listed below along with their standard number and color codes.
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?
Hearing aid accessories needed for use with your hearing aids depends on the type or model of hearing aid you purchase as well as how you will be using your hearing aids.
I am presently working with a five-year-old preschooler with a cochlear implant in a public school setting. Our educational team is beginning to discuss her transition to the regular kindergarten classroom next year. Some of our teachers use FM systems.
In most cases, two hearing aids are better than one. Of course, there are occasionally exceptions to this rule.
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
Can you use any hearing aid available (for instance, borrow someone else's) or do hearing aids need to be prescribed and made particularly for each individual? Can using the wrong hearing aids cause more problems instead of fixing the hearing loss?
Behind the ear (BTE) hearing aids are now more popular than custom in-the-ear hearing aids and provide many unique benefits to the hearing aid wearer.
If you suffer from hearing loss, it may mean that you're unable to communicate with friends and loved ones without asking them to repeat themselves.
Why should I consider DIGITAL hearing aids for children with severe to profound hearing loss?
Generally speaking, cochlear implants are for patients with severe-to-profound, sensorineural hearing loss. There are approximately 500,000 patients in the USA with...
Hearing loss tends to get worse gradually as we get older but each case is unique.
Hearing aid repairs are best completed by the hearing aid manufacturer. Take your hearing aid to your local hearing center to have it sent in for repair.
My son was just recently tested for APD. He will be 7 in May so his age for the test was 6.5. My question does a child with APD also have Dyslexia? He has had a history of cronic ear infection since he was 3 months old. He has had 4 sets of tubes in the r
How critical is it after pulling the tab to wait a minute or so before putting the battery in the device?
Is there a connection between tinnitus and any of the popular herbal drugs (eg. St. John's Wort)?
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