The Disappearing Hearing Aid Volume Control

First Rule of Thumb A patient will prefer the hearing aid that provides amplification at the level they desire. This is axiomatic regardless of any acoustic frequency response modifications that might be available.   This hearing aid user listening level acceptance may or may not be the level that the fitter or programming formula designates.…

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Fitting Asymmetrical Hearing Loss

Asymmetrical hearing and unilateral hearing loss require solutions that do not seem to follow typical hearing aid fittings for bilateral sensorineural hearing loss.  Last week’s post on this subject showed the results of “loudness catch-up” of the poorer ear that indicated a pattern somewhat similar to the steep growth of loudness associated with classic sensorineural hearing…

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