What Is Unity Gain in Hearing Aids?

A hearing professional who regularly reads this Internet site recently wrote: “I hear others talking about ‘unity gain’ when describing hearing aid amplification.  What is unity gain and how is it implemented in hearing aids?”  In order to answer this question, it is first necessary to review amplification, in general. Amplification “Unity acoustic gain,” or…

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Old “Stuff” Never Dies – It Just Lays Around

And, lay around, in my office, essentially means “forever.”  At least that is what my wife says when she sees me looking through my files and “stuff” related to hearing.  I’m often asked when I’m going to throw some of that “stuff” away.  And, to add to my foolishness, I have already invested a small…

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