The Link Between Your Kidneys and Your Hearing

This blog is modified from a Physician Fax our office sends out monthly.  It was initially written by Jennifer T. Lamfers, AuD (bio below) March was National Kidney Month and March 8th was World Kidney Day.  Why is this important to us?  For years we have  been aware of rare syndromes involving renal disorder and…

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The Reality of Real Ear

Best practices and ethical guidelines in audiology support the use of real ear probe measurements.{{1}}[[1]]Much of this post was contributed by my colleague Jennifer T. Lamfers, AuD[[1]]  But, how many practitioners use it in their practices?  Some conduct real ear measures on every patient, using the measures to adjust hearing aids to reach target gain…

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