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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The AMA Method of Estimation of Hearing Disability: Validation

This is a summarized version of an article that appeared in Ear & Hearing{{1}}[[1]] Dobie, R.A. (2011). The AMA Method of Estimation of Hearing Disability: A Validation Study. Ear & Hearing, 32:6, 732-740.[[1]], Dec. 2011. Robert Dobie, M.D. First, thanks to Wayne Staab for his kind invitation to add this note to the blog. Audiologists…

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