Stapedectomy Wires and MRI

It is not often that good blogs come from family stories, but here is one that was irresistible to Hearing International this week. In the 1970s, most Audiology students were required to conduct a number of routine hearing evaluations in the development of clinical skills. In 1973, as part of that practical learning process, like…

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Were Early Ear Treatments Quackery or Science?

To those of us that have had the opportunity to study contemporary hearing, deafness, and its treatment, the products discussed below in this post seem, at first glance, to be quackery.  Initial appearances suggest that these products were a con man’s idea of how to sell a device with no value to the hearing impaired.…

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