The Hidden Hearing Loss Controversy

Hidden hearing loss, also known as “cochlear synaptopathy”, is a phrase used to refer to neural dysfunction where there is still good cochlear (or sensory) function.  It is the sensory function that typically yields the measurement of hearing sensitivity on an audiogram or hearing test.  People with normal cochlear function would have a normal audiogram…

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The Luxury of Hearing Protection

This is a guest blog based on the theme, that some is good, but too much is not good.  I have invited Pieter van ‘t Hof (pvthof@dynamic-ear.com) who is the Manager of Research and Development of Dynamic Ear Company to contribute this week.   Suppose you are on a cocktail party which has just started.…

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