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When Should I Introduce Wireless Technology in the Fitting Process?

Stephen A. Hallenbeck, AuD

April 25, 2016

I find myself introducing wireless accessories to my patients during follow-up appointments to help with specific problems. Sometimes this works, but often backfires. What strategies are there to in...   Read More

 


Can I Use a Binaural/Bilateral Procedure for cVEMP Testing?

Kamran Barin, PhD

April 11, 2016

I’m going to start performing cVEMP testing. Can I use a binaural/bilateral procedure?   Read More

 


Can You Tell Me About the New Signia Brand of Premium Hearing Instruments?

Alina Urdaneta

April 5, 2016

Can you tell me about the new Signia brand of premium hearing instruments?   Read More

 


Pediatric Bone Anchored Hearing Solutions Q & A

Ravi Sockalingam, PhD

March 21, 2016

Are there any long-term indications for the temporal bone for bone anchored hearing systems in children?   Read More

  


How Can Audiologists Transition to an EMR-ready Practice?

Lance Brown, Angela Flores, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Don Kim, AuD

March 7, 2016

How can audiologists transition to an EMR (electronic medical record) ready practice?   Read More


What is the Frequency Response of HyperSound?

Brian Taylor, AuD

February 29, 2016

What is the frequency response of HyperSound?   Read More


Why Should You Use Bluetooth or Wireless with Patients who have SSD and Use Bone Anchored Solutions?

Rebecca Cihocki, AuD

February 22, 2016

Why would we use Bluetooth or wireless for patients that have single-sided deafness (SSD) and use Ponto Plus, if they use the phone or listen with their better hearing ear anyway?   Read More


What Should Professionals Know About Fitting Oticon's new Dynamo and Sensei SP Hearing Instruments?

Donald Schum, PhD

February 15, 2016

What should professionals know about fitting Oticon's new Dynamo and Sensei SP hearing instruments?   Read More

 


How Does ReSound Implement Research Findings in Cognition and Hearing into its Signal Processing?

Tammy Stender, AuD

February 15, 2016

How does ReSound implement research findings in cognition and hearing into its signal processing?   Read More


Why is FDA Clearance of VEMP Testing Important to Balance Care Today?

Ian S. Curthoys, PhD, Faith Akin, PhD, Jill Craig

February 8, 2016

What is the significance of the FDA clearance of VEMP positional and oculomotor testing to balance care today?   Read More


Who is a Candidate for an Auditory Brainstem Implant (ABI)?

William H. Shapiro, AuD

February 1, 2016

What type of patient is an appropriate candidate for an auditory brainstem implant (ABI)?   Read More


How Do You Program Hearing Aids for Patients with Enlarged Vestibular Aqueduct (EVA)?

Jennifer Wolf, AuD, CCC-A

January 25, 2016

When programming hearing aids for patients with enlarged vestibular aqueduct (EVA) that present with a conductive component, should the bone conduction thresholds be used for programming and verificat...   Read More


What Is the Difference Between a Cochlear Implant and a Bone Anchored Hearing System?

Alison Sabbar

January 18, 2016

My patients frequently ask me the difference between cochlear implants and bone anchored hearing systems, particularly those that have done some research on the Internet. What is the best way to help...   Read More

 


What is VEMP and Why is it Important?

Jill Craig, Faith Akin, PhD, Ian S. Curthoys, PhD

January 11, 2016

What is VEMP (vestibular evoked myogenic potential) testing, and why is it important?   Read More


What is Recommended Audiological Follow-Up Post-Implantation for Patients with Enlarged Vestibular Aqueduct (EVA)?

Jennifer Wolf, AuD, CCC-A

December 28, 2015

Following cochlear implantation, how frequently do you monitor patients with enlarged vestibular aqueduct (EVA)?   Read More


How Does Speech Rescue Frequency Lowering Technology Work?

Don Schum, PhD

December 14, 2015

How does Speech Rescue work, and how does it differ from other frequency lowering technology?   Read More

 


Can FM Systems Be Used with Bone Anchored Hearing Systems?

Laura Carr, MS

December 7, 2015

Can FM systems be used with bone anchored hearing systems?   Read More

 


Fitting Bilaterally: One at a Time or Two at Once?

H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

November 30, 2015

For patients who are hesitant about wearing two hearing aids, does it matter if I fit one hearing aid to start and then add the second hearing aid at a later time, or is it better to start with two ev...   Read More


What is HyperSound Clear and How Does It Benefit People with Hearing Loss and their Families?

Rodney Schutt

November 23, 2015

Tell me about HyperSound technology for people with hearing loss.   Read More


Are Two Bone Anchored Processors Implanted for Bilateral Atresia if One Device Will Stimulate Both Ears?

Jaime Leigh Westbrook, AuD

November 16, 2015

For a child with bilateral atresia, are two bone anchored processors implanted if one device will stimulate both ears?   Read More