RIC Hearing Aid Coupler Measurement Correction?

How Should RIC Hearing Aids be Measured? Background When CIC (completely-in-the-canal) instruments became popular, manufacturers of hearing aid measurement equipment provided alternate couplers, and most often with software corrections, to account for the smaller residual volume of that instrument compared with other instruments that did not fit as deeply into the ear canal (traditional hearing…

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Audiology History With Hearing Aid Manufacturers

Featuring Robert Briskey, M.A., following this Introduction.  Introduction I was told recently that one of the major hearing aid manufacturers had over 300 audiologists working for them. How many audiologists are currently working throughout the industry for manufacturers would only be an estimate – and most likely not very accurate. Regardless, such a position for…

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