Comments to Hearing International…….

Although we did not receive any relevant mail to last week’s blog on binaural fittings we have received some great mail over the past weeks. Of course much of the mail we receive at Hearing International is spam, but often there are some great comments by our readers that bring some very good points to bring into our forum.  We…

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Binaural Fittings…….Is the Practice the Same Everywhere?

Audiologists in the United States have gradually, over the past 30 years, moved from a culture that fits mostly monaural (23% in 1983) to a culture that fits mostly binaural (75% in 2010).  Many of us fit almost all of our bilaterally hearing-impaired patients binaurally, unless there are financial issues or hearing impairment characteristics that contraindicate…

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