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Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants and Assistive Technology
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Association - Links to articles describing hearing aids, cochlear implants, other assistive technologies, as well as aura...Show more American Speech-Language-Hearing Association - Links to articles describing hearing aids, cochlear implants, other assistive technologies, as well as aural rehabilitation services, which focus on adjusting to your hearing loss, making the best use of your devices, managing conversations, and taking charge of your communication. Show less
The Audiogram: Explanation and Significance (PDF)
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Mark Ross, Ph.D. and Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Hearing Enhancement - This article first appeared in Hearing Loss (May/Jun 2004); it offers a detailed explanation of how to understand your audiogram. Mark Ross, Ph.D. and Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Hearing Enhancement - This article first appeared in Hearing Loss (May/Jun 2004); it offers a detailed explanation of how to understand your audiogram. Show less
Hearing Aids
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National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health - A good discussion about of hearing aids including selection, care, financial assistance for purchase, and research. National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health - A good discussion about of hearing aids including selection, care, financial assistance for purchase, and research. Show less
Hearing Aids: How to Choose the Right One
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Mayo Clinic - Pros and cons for different styles of hearing aids. Mayo Clinic - Pros and cons for different styles of hearing aids. Show less
Hearing Aids
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Hearing aids are medical devices and as such they are regulated by the FDA. This website provides information on heari...Show more U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Hearing aids are medical devices and as such they are regulated by the FDA. This website provides information on hearing aid safety, using cell phones while wearing a hearing aid, and on other products and procedures available to people who want to improve their hearing. It also stresses the difference between hearing aids, and personal sound amplification products, which are not subject FDA regulation. Show less
Earwax: Insight into the Proper Care of the Ears
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American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery - Wax blockage is one of the most common causes of hearing loss. Methods of earwax removal are discussed. American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery - Wax blockage is one of the most common causes of hearing loss. Methods of earwax removal are discussed. Show less
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