Reality of Directional Mic Hearing Aids (Part III)

There are at least three assumptions about directional microphone hearing aids that require discussion. 1.     Hearing aid manufacturers routinely measure the directional properties of DM hearing aids prior to shipment. 2.     Directional features programmed into the hearing aid seen on the computer programming screen are actually what is programmed into the hearing aid. 3.     Once…

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Directional Microphone Hearing Aids And Noise Levels

In the past several years, hearing aids having a directional microphone option as one or more of the settings of the hearing aid have had a resurgence, especially with those hearing aids that fit over the ear in either a RIC (receiver-in-canal) or open coupled device using a thin tube, but with the receiver in…

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