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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Defending PSAPs – Part II

Are PSAPs Legal and/or Dangerous? This post on PSAPs is the second in a series of three by Miles Goldsmith, MD.  In Part I of this series he commented that he thought the recent FDA Guidance Document was overreaching, and threatened the viability of affordable hearing options – rather than protecting the consumer, the proposed FDA document would create…

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