The law aims to cut cost of hearing aids to make them more accessible, but may keep some patients from seeking proper care.
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It is feasible to provide free, comprehensive audiologic care, including hearing aids and fitting, in a well-established, free clinic model
A gradual approach to the management of OME postradiotherapy is recommended
Hearing loss among U.S. adults will nearly double the current rate by 2060
Researchers are developing a tool that will be able to assess health-related quality-of-life outcomes in people who are deaf or hard of hearing, with a goal of improving their overall health.
Radiosurgical treatment of vestibular schwannomas is safe and effective
There is no body of evidence to suggest that there is an optimal location for placing tympanostomy tubes, yet the anterior-inferior quadrant is commonly used
Current data supports a high level of perioperative and long-term safety for elderly patients undergoing CI
Approximately one in 10 adults in the U.S. experience tinnitus, and durations of occupational and leisure time noise exposures are correlated with rates of tinnitus and are likely targetable risk factors