OTC Hearing Aids and PSAPs

This post continues the comments by many hearing professionals expressing concerns that OTC hearing aid sales will result in dissatisfied users because: The instruments are not professionally fitted An audiogram is necessary OTC-sold devices (previously/also defined as PSAPs) are of poor quality and will not meet the needs of the hearing impaired, and Poor experiences…

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The Human Ear – The Auricle Part 2

This post is a second in a series related to the anatomy of the human ear, specifically on the pinna, or auricle (Figure 1).  Part 1 of this series started by identifying and defining the main external structural features of the auricle.  This post concentrates on two primary dimensions of the auricle – length and…

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