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Step 1 Otoscopy (looking in the ear canal) for any visible obstruction/damage. The hearing test is conducted in a sound treated booth. Headphones or inserts are used for air conduction and speech testing. A bone oscillator is placed behind the ear for bone conduction testing. Tones are presented to the person, varying in both pitch and loudness. A pushbutton is

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FACTS: Sensorineural hearing loss is permanent and irreversible. In 90 to 95% of adult hearing losses there is no medical management. Hearing aid intervention is the most desirable intervention to permanent hearing losses. The 2 most common causes of sensorineural hearing losses are: (i) aging process and (ii) noise exposure. Hearing loss often goes unnoticed, yet it is the most

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Q. Do manufacturers of hearing aids own hearing aid clinics? A. There is a recent trend in hearing care for some manufacturers of hearing aids to own hearing aid clinics. These clinics typically sell only hearing aids manufactured by the manufacturer. Q. Is your hearing aid clinic owned by hearing healthcare professionals? A. Yes and the first in the Durham

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Myth: My type of hearing loss cannot be helped. Fact: In virtually all cases, nerve deafness (sensorineural hearing loss) can be helped through amplification. This type of hearing loss is permanent and irreversible. Regular examinations and hearing tests are recommended. Some people discover that their problem is simply just too much earwax! Myth: Ear wax cannot cause hearing loss. Fact:

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