Hearing Aids and Further Hearing Loss? Part V

Predicted PTS (Permanent Threshold Shift) From Hearing Aid Use Various researchers have utilized data from TTS (Temporary Threshold Shift) and ITTS (Integrated Temporary Threshold Shift) in formulae that have included the length of time worn during the day, number of years worn, age at which the aid was first worn, the gain level used, and…

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Hearing Aids and Further Loss?

Does Using Hearing Aids Lead to Further Hearing Loss? – Part I I was asked recently by friend and colleague, Dr. David Preves, if I had any information about whether hearing aids caused further hearing loss.  I recall this was a topic in 1974-75 during comments by HAIC (Hearing Aid Industry Conference – now Hearing…

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