Results Page 15: Expert Answers from Hearing Healthcare Providers

My Eustachian tubes close frequently and I open them with the usual jaw movements. How does this affect my ability to use hearing aids?

Jaw movement should not impact your use of hearing aids; however depending on how large of a movement you are making, you might wiggle the hearing...

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I have had pressure in my right ear for about a week. Little to no pain, but constant ringing. What do you recommend?

You have what is referred to as "aural fullness" and it can be a symptom of several underlying causes such as illness, allergies, temporary...

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Can hearing aids be used with noise-cancelling headphones?

Shari Eberts recently published The Joys Of Noise-Cancelling Headphones With Hearing Loss, where she talks about using her Bose noise-cancelling...

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What is the smallest hearing aid that also offers great reliability?

Do you mean smallest custom or smallest behind-the-ear device? There are some differences between the styles with regard to reliability and...

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How do I find an audiologist who is good at programming hearing aids for reverse slope hearing loss?

Good question. A reverse slope hearing loss is not a typical hearing loss but it does occur more often than you may think. The best way to find...

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Are there any hearing aids that are safe to use while surfing?

This is a great question! I used to practice in Southern California and work with a lot of surfers. I am an amateur surfer myself! There is no...

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Is it legal for an audiologist to force me to pay to access a copy of my audiogram and other records?

Patients have a legal right under HIPAA to a copy of their medical records. Many healthcare providers, including audiologists, will provide a...

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What is the typical cost to have used hearing aids adjusted for a new owner?

Prices will vary clinic to clinic. Some offices will bill you based on time (typically one hour for first fitting and 15 to 30 minutes for...

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I have the flu and my right ear feels blocked and is ringing constantly. It is impacting on my hearing. Can you please tell me if this is normal?

Definitely get in to see your Dr, and if possible I would recommend going straight to the ENT.  As a Board Certified Hearing Instrument...

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I am deaf in my right ear. I have diminished hearing in my left ear. Is there a hearing aid that would go in my left ear and transmit to a hearing aid in my left ear?

What you should look for is CROS technology (the transmitter worn on your right will send the signal "wirelessly" to a hearing aid on the left,...

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