OTC Hearing Aid – The Audiogram

Many hearing professionals have expressed concerns that OTC hearing aid sales will result in dissatisfied users because: The instruments are not professionally fitted An audiogram is necessary OTC-sold devices (previously defined as PSAPs) are of poor quality and will not meet the needs of the hearing impaired, and Poor experiences by the purchaser will discourage…

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RIC Hearing Aid Acoustic Fitting

Acoustic Over Electronic High-Frequency Response Generation   The fitting considerations presented here are for RIC hearing aids.  The intent is to provide an understanding of what is happening to RIC fittings when the ear tip is modified. This post is a continuation from last week. If you have a RIC fitting that evades user satisfaction, considering…

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