Better AC thresholds were demonstrated with the VSB in the mid- to high frequencies; the functional gain with the VSB was also signicantly better
Articles tagged with "Hearing aids"
Counseling from otolaryngologists and mental health professionals, coupled with technology, can help patients with unilateral hearing loss take an active role in their recovery
Most people will experience some degree of hearing loss as they age. Statistics from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders at the National institutes of Health (NIH) indicate that 30 percent of adults ages 65 to 74, and 47 percent of adults 75 years or older, have hearing loss.
Hearing aids-external electronic devices used to help individuals with hearing loss-traditionally consist of a microphone, an analog-to-digital converter, a digital signal processor, a digital-to-analog converter, and a receiver that delivers an acoustic signal into the external auditory canal. In 2008, 97% of all hearing aids sold used digital processing. Catherine V. Palmer, PhD, provides a review of current digital hearing aids.