Browsing: Hearing instrument fitting

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 & Hearing just published a nice paper sponsored by Oticon on


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Several weeks ago our longtime friend Dr Bob Martin published the very helpful How to Design a “Maximum Hearing” Program for Sharon the schoolteacher who has a moderately severe hearing loss; but it’s worth deconstructing just why Sharon


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Our Good Friend Jason Galster PhD at Starkey publishes the Starkey Evidence Blog, which provides valuable information for those smart enough to read it. One of the hot topics here on The Hearing Blog has been


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First Person Report: Not Everyone Can Adjust to Digital Hearing Aids After A Lifetime Of Analog(ue)

Longtime UK hearing aid user Karen Stockton passionately describes in The Limping Chicken how what looks good on paper, namely that of “enhancing” audibility of sounds with the wide dynamic range compression (WDRC; technically logarithmic gain)


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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 friend Jason Galster discussed this in 2012 in Prescribing Compression


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Last year, the BBC reported that more and more hearing aid users are programming their own hearing aids. Today, British subject Robert Mandara lays out a compelling case for user programming in the first of his three-part


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Telehealth is coming to the hearing care profession, and it will be everywhere from a pediatrician handing you the Georgia Tech Remotoscope attachment for your iPhone to monitor your child’s ear infection, to the Sydney Cochlear Implant Centre


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On occasion we get very interesting reader comments; and this one from ReSound fires the first shot in the “Made for iPhone” War, Part 1 left by Hank is good enough to merit a separate article: I have the Verso


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Setting Hearing Aid Maximum Power Output Using Stapedial (Acoustic) Reflex Thresholds: How using the stapedial (acoustic; middle ear muscle) reflex in the tympanometer (impedance bridge) can make for improved hearing aid and cochlear implant fittings; and


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