Call Them Customers

Call Them Customers My last three posts may have caused some anxiety among professional hearing aid dispensers, especially when they read the obituary of the hearing aid.  Some readers of this post may think these comments are extreme.  I ask readers to read this with their minds, not their emotions or from biased perspectives. This…

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A Case for Mid-frequency Amplification?

Most individuals with hearing loss are affected mostly in the high frequencies. And, because consonants–those phonemes (distinctive speech sounds) that are believed to enable humans to differentiate one word from another–are high-frequency sounds, hearing aid fitting formulas universally call for high-frequency amplification. This continues to be a take-off of the old “audiogram fitting” approach (although with less…

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