Browsing: Audiologic tests

Two Study Findings Call ABR’s Into Question For Detecting Vestibular Schwannomas

A recently-released Danish study shows the auditory brainstem evoked response (ABR) test only detects 77-80% of vestibular schwannomas (VS; acoustic neuroma), and a recent Mass Eye


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We at The Hearing Blog have been banging the proverbial drum for the benefits of hearing aid speech envelope preservation for some time now: Ear &


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You get your vision & dental health checked annually, so shouldn’t you get your hearing health checked every year as well? May is Better Hearing & Speech Month, and almost every hearing care professional offers free screenings as


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Susac Syndrome1, 2, 10-15  is an extremely rare (1 in 6 million) autoimmune disease which attacks the smallest blood vessels in the cochlea, retina, and brain, causing these vessels to become blocked. This decreased blood flow causes


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How the “secret sauce” in the Starkey S-series and the GN ReSound Sparx/Danalogic 6090 and GN ReSound Enzo, LiNX² & Enzo² hearing aids can help ANSD, profoundly deaf, and other challenging patients… UPDATE 2: Our


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UPDATED: Qualifying For Cochlear Implants: Were YOU Washed Out Due To Improper Speech Testing?

  We at The Hearing Blog have recently received several troubling reports of severe-to-profoundly deaf people who are clearly candidates for cochlear implants being denied in


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Participate in a brief iPhone-based in-home study of Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) for all ages

  Do you or your child have Auditory Processing Disorder (APD), either with or without Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? If so, please participate in a brief


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  The Acceptable Noise Level (ANL) test is a valuable tool both for hearing impaired people as well as for professionals, as it tells us how


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