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What is the TEN Test, and Can I Do This Test With My Inventis Audiometer?

Mel Gross, AuD

April 18, 2022

What is the “TEN test” and can I do this test with my Inventis audiometer?   Read More

How Can an Online Hearing Screener Engage Prospective Patients?

Alicia Ross

April 11, 2022

How can an online hearing screener engage prospective patients?   Read More

What is National Microtia Awareness Day on November 9?

Melissa Tumblin

November 1, 2019

What is National Microtia Awareness Day? How can audiologists support this initiative?   Read More


How is Hearing Loss Related to Cognitive Decline and Dementia?

Frank Lin, MD, PhD

July 15, 2019

How is hearing loss related to cognitive decline and dementia?   Read More

What are a Few Effective Communication Strategies?

Frank Lin, MD, PhD

May 31, 2019

What are some communication strategies to ensure effective communication?   Read More

What to Consider When Fitting Asymmetrical SNHL?

Don Schum, PhD

November 5, 2018

What should I consider when fitting a patient with an asymmetrical SNHL?   Read More


What is BrainHearing, and Why is it Our Guiding Star at Oticon Medical?

Mary Humitz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Melissa Tumblin

September 24, 2018

What is BrainHearing, and why is it our guiding star at Oticon Medical?   Read More


Hearing Loss in Only One Ear, "What's the Big Deal?"

Mary Humitz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Melissa Tumblin

August 27, 2018

Hearing loss in only one ear, “what’s the big deal?”   Read More


How Do We Determine Bone Conduction Candidacy in Children?

Mary Humitz, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA, Melissa Tumblin

July 30, 2018

How do we determine bone conduction candidacy in children?   Read More


Why is Early Detection of Hearing Loss Important?

Diane L. Sabo, PhD, Randi Winston Gerson, AuD, Ron Saks, David Adlin, Mona Dworsack-Dodge, AuD

May 2, 2016

Why is early hearing loss detection important, and does this concept only apply to pediatrics?   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

What Treatment Options are Available for Severe-Profound, High Frequency Hearing Loss?

Patti Trautwein

December 15, 2014

Many of my patients with severe to profound high-frequency sensorineural hearing loss still report significant communication difficulties even with well fitted hearing aids. What other treatment opti...   Read More


Why is Hearing on the Phone so Difficult?

Jim Rollins, BC-HIS

February 17, 2014

Why is hearing on the phone so difficult?   Read More


How Can You Tell if an Ear Canal is Going to Collapse?

L. Maureen Valente, PhD

February 3, 2014

How can you tell if an ear canal is going to collapse?   Read More


What are Some Common Misconceptions of Mild Hearing Loss?

Kimi Nina Møller, MA, Charlotte T. Jespersen, MA

December 9, 2013

What are some common misconceptions associated with mild hearing losses?   Read More

Vehicle Modifications for Hearing Impaired Drivers

Samuel R. Atcherson, PhD

May 2, 2011

Perhaps you could help me answer this question. I have often heard (without proof) that the American Disability Act requires all manufacturers of autos sold in America to make available (upon request)...   Read More


Neural Slowing

Donald J. Schum, PhD

March 14, 2011

I've heard the term "neural slowing" used in aging literature. What exactly does this mean?   Read More

Management Recommendations for Auditory Hallucinations

Michael A. Harvey, PhD, A.B.P.P.

February 7, 2011

I have a patient who has paracusis (auditory hallucination). She has normal hearing but she claims that she can hear an old lady's voice without the presence of external stimulus. How do you diffe...   Read More


Long Term Prognosis of Otosclerosis

Sam J. Marzo, MD

August 2, 2010

What is the long term prognosis of otosclerosis with and without a stapedectomy or stapedoctomy? What I mean is: does the disease progress to the inner ear even if the patient undergoes one of these p...   Read More


Norrie Disease

Cindy B. Pichler, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

June 7, 2010

What is Norrie Disease and what are the audiologic and/or vestibular findings associated with this disorder?   Read More


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