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Ask The Experts

Q&A from the most trusted names in audiology.

Returns for Credit (RFC)

Michael Block

December 17, 2001

What is the current industry return rate of hearing aids, and what is the most common cause for those returns?   Read More


Vestibular Aqueduct Syndrome

Eric Sargent, MD

December 10, 2001

Is there a difference between vestibular aqueduct syndrome and enlarged vestibular aqueduct syndrome? Please describe the medical and audiologic presentation that is most often related to this syndrom...   Read More


ECoG Electrodes

Robert J. Kemp, MBA

December 3, 2001

Is it safe to re-use extra-tympanic ECoG electrodes?   Read More


Marketing via local service organizations

Peter Mark, MD

November 26, 2001

Regarding business communities, how important is it to be active in the local service organizations (Lions, Rotary, Better Business Bureau, etc.)? If you were lecturing at one of their meetings, what...   Read More

Amplification and Bilateral Atresia

Donna S. Wayner, PhD

November 19, 2001

Please discuss possible audiologic management of bilateral atresia.   Read More


Touchless Telecoil

Jerry Yanz, PhD, FAAA

November 12, 2001

Describe how the Touchless Telecoil works and what advantages it offers. In what products is it available?   Read More


Infant Hearing Screening

Carole Campbell, MS, CCC-A, Roanne Karzon, PhD, CCC-A

November 5, 2001

What are the relative merits of ABR and OAE for screening premature infants?   Read More


Advertising in the local newspaper

Peter Mark, MD

October 26, 2001

If you were writing an advertisement for a local newspaper, what are the key ingredients that should be included in the advertisement (and why) and what should be avoided (and why)?   Read More

Dry Aid Kits and Batteries

Rick Gilbert

October 22, 2001

What do you recommend regarding battery placement in the Dry-Aid kit?   Read More


Ear Molds as Hearing Protection

Chester Pirzanski, BSc

October 12, 2001

Can soft earmolds be used as hearing protection in noise?   Read More

Fixed Vs. Active Polar Plots

Dave Smriga

October 5, 2001

With respect to directional microphones in hearing aids, how do fixed polar plots differ from active polar plots?   Read More


Peter Mark, MD

September 28, 2001

What are the most effective and important issues to address when marketing to physicians?   Read More

Dry-Aid Kits

Rick Gilbert

September 21, 2001

What is the recommended usage schedule for Dry-Aid kits?   Read More

Directional Microphones

Dave Smriga

September 14, 2001

Can you please discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the multiple polar plots available in digital products? Specifically, what are the ideal situations for each polar pattern?   Read More

Reimbursement for Professional Services

Robert C. Fifer, PhD

September 10, 2001

Please address the impact of new HCFA rulings on reimbursement for audiology services. Can you anticipate the timetable for these changes to occur?   Read More

Cochlear implant - which ear?

William Slattery, MD

September 4, 2001

Regarding cochlear implantation, what are the criteria for determining which ear to implant -- from a surgeon's viewpoint?   Read More

Tinnitus Retraining Therapy Certification

Susan Gold

August 24, 2001

What constitutes sufficient training for audiologists interested in providing Tinnitus Retraining Therapy?   Read More

Au.D. Status Report

Delbert Ault, AuD

August 20, 2001

Could you please provide an update regarding the numbers of audiologists who have obtained the Au.D. and who are currently pursuing the Au.D.? What is the projected status of the Au.D. for 2005?   Read More

Video ENG

Gary Jacobson, PhD

August 11, 2001

Because Video-ENG does not rely on the corneoretinal potential for recording, is it possible to perform Video ENG on blind patients?   Read More


Robert Keith, PhD

August 3, 2001

What are the advantages and disadvantages of using the SCAN-C as a screening tool for Auditory Processing Disorders?   Read More

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