binaural interference hearing aid fitting

Binaural Interference a Factor in Some Hearing Aid Fittings

It has been standard practice in the United States for decades to fit individuals who have bilateral, symmetrical hearing loss with two hearing aids. According to survey data from 2014, more than 80% of hearing aid fittings are bilateral in nature. However, some studies indicate between roughly 30% to 45% of listeners with symmetrical hearing…

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University of Iowa launches a major hearing loop initiative

IOWA CITY, IA—The University of Iowa is making a major commitment to improving access to its facilities for people with hearing loss. As reported last week in Iowa Now, the university’s information web site, an induction loop was recently installed in an 84-seat lecture hall in a medical laboratories building in the College of Medicine.…

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Latest US News audiology survey ranks Vanderbilt and Iowa first and second

When U.S. News & World Report publishes its rankings of university audiology programs on April 3, there will be little change from 2008, when its previous ratings came out. According to a preview on the publication’s web site, for the third time in a row, Vanderbilt University holds the top spot, followed by the University…

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