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Ask The Experts

Q&A from the most trusted names in audiology.

Occlusion Effect

Donald Hayes, PhD

June 21, 2004

I have a client who seems to have unusually severe occlusion problems. His low frequency thresholds at 250Hz, 500Hz and 1000Hz average 35dB in both ears. He has a severe high frequency loss in both ea...   Read More

Lead Poisoning and Tinnitus

Max Stanley Chartrand, PhD, BC-HIS

June 14, 2004

I recently saw a 14 year old child who was diagnosed with lead poisoning at age 3. In addition he has ADHD/LD and behavior issues. The child has reportedly noticed tinnitus for the last two to three w...   Read More


SeboTek and the "new" P.A.C.

Mike Hall

June 7, 2004

Is the SeboTek PAC device new?   Read More

The Baha® System for Unilateral Sensori-Neural Hearing Loss

Teri Sinopoli, MA, CCC-A, FAAA

May 31, 2004

Are there alternative treatments for unilateral sensorineural hearing loss in adults and children?   Read More

Large Vestibular Aqueduct Syndrome

Dr. J. G. Neely

May 24, 2004

Please discuss Large Vestibular Aqueduct Syndrome, including management and counseling. How often should hearing be monitored?   Read More

Loud Noise During Exercise

Elliott H. Berger, MS, INCE Bd. Cert.

May 17, 2004

Does loud noise during exercise affect hearing? If so, to what degree?   Read More

Defining the P.A.C.

Mike Hall

May 10, 2004

In SeboTek ads, I have noticed the term "PAC." What does PAC mean?   Read More

Current Research in Hyperacusis

Robert Sandlin, PhD

May 3, 2004

What is the current status and probable future direction for research in hyperacusis   Read More

Coding for the Sensory Organizational Test

Robert C. Fifer, PhD

April 26, 2004

We need help with coding for the SOT (sensory organizational test) done during an ENG. Can audiologists perform this test and can they use the code 97750 in an ENT office without a physical therapist?   Read More

Placing the Receiver (Speaker) Closer to the TM

Mike Hall

April 19, 2004

Why does the SeboTek PAC deep canal fitting require less gain and yield less distortion than other hearing aids?   Read More

Athletics and Earpieces

Chester Pirzanski, BSc

April 12, 2004

I am trying to locate some sort of soft earpieces or inserts for people who wear hearing aids while participating in sports. Do you know of anything on the market that would reduce the risk of injury...   Read More

CPT Code for Unsuccessful OAE Evaluation

Robert C. Fifer, PhD

April 5, 2004

What CPT code should you use when a diagnostic OAE evaluation could not be performed due to high internal noise and/or infant was very active?   Read More


Causes of Fungal Infection in the EAC

John P. Leonetti, MD

March 29, 2004

I have a client who has worn an ITE for many years. He recently obtained a new one and shortly after developed a fungal infection in his ear which he attributes to the device. What are the common caus...   Read More


Tinnitus and Arteriosclerosis

Murray Grossan, MD

March 22, 2004

I have a 90 year old client with tinnitus in the right ear which she says she can stop for a few minutes by rubbing the bottom of her front teeth with her finger or by pressing behind her right ear. W...   Read More

Stark Law and Hearing Aid Dispensing

Bryan Liang, MD, JD, PhD

March 15, 2004

Can you explain the Stark Law and how it applies to hearing aid dispensing in a hospital facility?   Read More

Cerebral Palsy and ABR

Roanne Karzon, PhD, CCC-A

March 8, 2004

Can CP affect ABR results in young children and give false positive results?   Read More


Vestibular Neuronitis

Eric Sargent, MD

March 3, 2004

What are the symptoms of vestibular neuronitis? How long does vestibular neuronitis last? How do you get/catch vestibular neuronitis?   Read More


Starting a Private Practice

Paula S. Currie

February 23, 2004

Where can I find info. about beginning a private practice?   Read More

Hearing Conservation for Neonates

Roanne Karzon, PhD, CCC-A

February 16, 2004

A nurse at a local hospital has called our office seeking information about hearing conservation guidelines for neonatal babies being air transported. They use small sound meters in the incubators tha...   Read More

Speaker Links and Ear Tip options for the PAC

Mike Hall

February 9, 2004

How many sizes does the SeboTek PAC come in? What holds the receiver/speaker in place?   Read More

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