Snoring and Hearing

More than 40 million adults in the U.S. snore, which is approximately 20% of the adult population.  Men are reported to engage in habitual snoring at a rate of 45% versus 25% for women.1,2  An article in the Daily Mail of the United Kingdom reported that around 75% of the UK population are believed to be…

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3D Printing: Additive Manufacturing Part 3

Two previous posts discussed 3D printing.  This technology is currently being used in the hearing aid industry, as it is in many other industries, for modeling, and even for some product fabricating, especially earmolds and custom-molded shells for in-ear products.  A previous post described Stereolithography (SL) and Selective Laser Sintering (SLS).  This post describes two…

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