Hearing Aids and Further Hearing Loss? Part II

Do Hearing Aids Cause Further Hearing Loss?   Last week’s post opened the discussion as to whether hearing aids cause further hearing loss.  The issue centers around the concept of threshold shift (or what might more commonly be called changes in hearing sensitivity).  More specifically, do powerful hearing aids, or any hearing aids for that…

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Hearing Aids and Further Loss?

Does Using Hearing Aids Lead to Further Hearing Loss? – Part I I was asked recently by friend and colleague, Dr. David Preves, if I had any information about whether hearing aids caused further hearing loss.  I recall this was a topic in 1974-75 during comments by HAIC (Hearing Aid Industry Conference – now Hearing…

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