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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PSAP Revision Suggestions

FDA PSAP Revision Suggestion – Part III This is the final post on PSAPs from an article submitted to Hearing Health and Technology Matters by Miles Goldsmith, MD, opposing the Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff of November 7th, 2013.  In this post, Dr. Goldsmith builds on suggestions in his two previous…

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