This article provides a concise update on personal amplification (ie, hearing aids). Mention is made of popular hearing aid styles, technology, and selected special features, along with information on earmolds. Contemporary and future hearing aid alternatives are listed. Fitting concerns relating to symmetry of bilateral hearing ability, type of hearing impairment, age of hearing aid user, and the advantages of binaural hearing are reviewed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery|
|State||Published - Dec 2003|
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