Tympanometry

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Tympanometry is a test performed to check the level of your hearing loss based on which it is decided that whether it should benefit from the hearing aids or should be treated medically. Tympanometry checks over the middle ear problems. It is a medical test done to see the proper functioning of the middle ear….

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Musician earplugs

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Musician earplugs are designed to protect the musician’s ear while they play the instruments. These earplugs come in different kinds of materials like foam and soft plastic. The earplugs are like a protection shield for the musician’s ear as it helps them to listen to the correct notes and words in the right pitch. The…

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Live Speech Mapping

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In earlier times, one had to go through the various sounds and noises in hearing aid evaluations and also in the fitting process. But nowadays, the hearing evaluation process and its programming have become much more effective as the audiologists use new and advanced technologies. Live speech mapping is one of the most advanced technologies. It is a…

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Diagnostic hearing evaluation

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The diagnostic hearing evaluation is an initial step to check the level of your hearing loss, its type, and extent. The process will also detect the causes of your hearing loss. It covers a range of tests to check the level of your understanding of the speech and other aspects. The audiologist will perform all…

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Hearing Aid Dispensing And Fitting

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After completing the selection process for your hearing aids, there will be an appointment with the audiologist for at least one hour on the subject of how to use the devices like from putting in-ear, to removing, charging, caring, and cleaning for them. The very first time you wear the devices, it is normal if…

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Headphones and Hearing Loss: What You Should Know

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Data from studies evaluated by the World Health Organization (WHO) show that 50% of adolescents or young adults aged 12 to 35 are exposed to unsafe sound levels. This may be attributed to the use of personal audio devices, among other causes. It is acceptable to presume that the same applies to adults who are…

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How to Clean Hearing Aids

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Hearing aids are an investment that you make to better your life. An important part of keeping your investment working for many years is to properly ensure that they are well taken care of. How do you take care of hearing aids? By making sure they are cleaned carefully and properly. You may be new…

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Hearing Acuity Screening: Revisiting the Basics

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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao Hearing Acuity Definition Hearing acuity is associated with one’s hearing acuteness. To define it in detail, it refers to an individual’s ability to perceive low-intensity sounds, differentiate between two sounds based on frequency or intensity, or recognize where the sound is coming from. While hearing acuity declines together with a person’s age,…

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Speech Perception and Cochlear Implants in Children

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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao Hearing loss has been a prevalent human sensory defect for some time now. Alternative medications, options and innovations are continuously being designed to deal with this condition; one of which is cochlear implants. Since their discovery, cochlear implants (Cis) have played a vital role in restoring hearing sensation to individuals who are…

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Tinnitus Distress

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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao Tinnitus cure has been the subject of audiology experts for some time now. While it cannot be totally eliminated or does not just go away even with the use of hearing aids, there are available options that can help minimize or lessen a person’s response to the disease. Tinnitus, which affects about…

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