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Developing Drugs to Treat Hearing Loss and Tinnitus

There is huge opportunity for companies looking for a money maker! According to the World Health Organization, there are more than 360 million people with disabling hearing loss who need help. Currently, we work to fit these individuals with hearing aids and teach others about reducing noise exposure. But what if we could develop a […]

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Exploring Extended Wear Hearing Aids

Have you seen the ads about the extended wear hearing aids? One of my patients asked me to discuss them in my next month’s column, so here we go! The name of the extended wear hearing aid is Lyric3. The company that initially invented the product was recently purchased by the company Phonak. Now, Phonak […]

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Hearing Loss: The Invisible Wall

The people who visit an audiologist usually go because of a difficulty understanding speech. It is rare to have someone come into the clinic to have an evaluation because they primarily need to hear the sound of their car or to hear the newspaper rattle louder. Speech clarity or word understanding is what people with […]

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From the Mouth of the Hearing Aid Consumer

People often ask me after an exam how much better they will hear if they choose to wear hearing aids. They want to understand what they are getting themselves into by investing their time and effort into a device about which they have heard mixed reviews. It is an excellent question, one that I would […]

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