Otometry – Lest We Forget

The Origin of Scientific Prescriptive Fitting In the late 1950s, while audiologists were recommending hearing aids to be sold by and fitted by hearing aid “dealers,” a fitting approach was introduced that was based on science rather than on historical practice, supposition, and trial and error. It was called otometry. Otometry, the “prescription of hearing…

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Trimming the Sails – Part III

In Part III of “Trimming the Sails” by Dr. Christopher Schweitzer continues his provocative treatise as to why hearing aid market penetration fails to meet desired goals.  This builds upon many of the posts that have been provided previously on this HHTM site, including a ten-part series on hearing aid dispensing. Dr. Schweitzer is Director of HEAR 4-U…

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