27 February, 2019

How Audiologists Determine and Manage the Needs of the Deaf In recent years, there has been much debate about the need for political correctness when choosing our words. For example, many of those crippled as the result of a birth defect or an injury now prefer to be described as disabled or physically-disadvantaged. The same […]

Hearing Aids for Sale

27 February, 2019

Which of the Many Hearing Aids for Sale Is Best for You? The number of people with some degree of permanent auditory impairment has never been higher. Once seen mainly among older subjects, servicemen returning from battle following repeated exposure to gunfire, and workers in noisy environments, today, it is commonly encountered in young adults […]

Sensorineural Hearing Loss

29 January, 2019

The Nature and Management of Sensorineural Hearing Loss To those who enjoy normal auditory function, that there should be a need to classify deafness may come as a surprise. For those less fortunate, however, as part of their audiological examination, in addition to an audiogram to quantify the extent of impairment and the frequencies of […]

Tinnitus Cure

29 January, 2019

The Search for a Definitive Cure for Tinnitus Continues For most of the millions worldwide who experience a ringing sensation or some other phantom sound in their ears, the symptom is mild and intermittent, presenting no more than an occasional annoyance. It is thus a phenomenon that has little impact on their lifestyles. For a […]

Ringing in Ears

10 December, 2018

Persistent Ringing In the Ears Isn’t Curable But It’s Manageable For almost everyone, ringing in the ears is a transient sensation that is likely to be experienced on a number of occasions during the course of their lifetimes. The annoying sound is purely subjective and often follows an exposure to a loud noise like a […]

What Is an Audiologist?

10 December, 2018

What Is an Audiologist? The history of hearing loss is probably as long as that of mankind itself. There are writings from 1550BC that refer to discussions of possible treatments for deafness – some dating from even earlier times. Over a thousand years later, a Roman physician became the first to differentiate between hearing disorders, […]

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