The Simplistic Nature of Asymptotic Hearing Loss

I love seeing 15 year old kids for a musicians’ hearing assessment. These are generally extremely talented and hard working young people who are doing everything they can to assure themselves of a life long career in some aspect of music and the arts.  Even at age 14 they are aware that the road ahead…

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Temporary Hearing Loss Test app – part 2

In part 1 of this two part blog series, the characteristics of temporary hearing loss, also known as Temporary Threshold Shift (or TTS) were discussed. Using pure tone stimuli, TTS typically resolved in 16-18 hours – it was thought to be nothing more than a benign characteristic of noise or music exposure, with no predictive…

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