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Dr. Ravi Samy
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Hearing Aids (Overview)

Hearing aids are devices placed in the ear to amplify sounds in order to assist with hearing in cases of hearing loss.


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What hearing aids are the best for people with only one good ear?

What hearing aids are the best for people with only one good ear?

Several: Consider cros which uses an aid on the bad ear that transmits to sound to th good side, bone anchored hearing aid of which there are several choices, or soundbridge. ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Samy
176 doctors shared insights

Hearing Aids (Overview)

Hearing aids are devices placed in the ear to amplify sounds in order to assist with hearing in cases of hearing loss.


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Can you tell me are hearing aids safe and efficient?

Can you tell me are hearing aids safe and efficient?

Yes: If you have hearing loss, hearing aids can often improve your symptoms. They should be tailored to your specific type of hearing loss and needs. ...Read more

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Living with AIDS (Checklist)

Choose your doctor carefully
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How effective are miracle ear hearing aids?

How effective are miracle ear hearing aids?

Depends: Miracle ear hearing aids are not any different from most hearing assistive devices. They amplify the sound so you can hear better. The effectiveness depends on how bad your hearing loss is and how well you can understand words when the sound is amplified. Use a reputable hearing specialist such as a audiologist or ENT specialist to guide your decision to use these or other devices. ...Read more

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In your experience, do certain hearing aids work better than others? My dad has one in each ear and still can't hear.

In your experience, do certain hearing aids work better than others? My dad has one in each ear and still can't hear.

Hearing aid issue: There are two main issues when people lose their hearing 1) trouble hearing and 2) trouble understanding. People with long term hearing loss often have trouble understanding due to changes in the auditory pathway. If your father has had a long term loss and his understanding is poor then hearing aids may not help right away. Just because things are louder doesn't mean they are understood better. ...Read more

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Living with Hearing Loss (Tip)

Living with Hearing Loss

I cannot hear you. Putting my hearing aids in. Tell me again please. ...See more

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Living with Hearing Loss (Checklist)

See an ENT doctor
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Get an audiogram
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Discuss the results of audiogram with your ENT
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Ringing in ear after ENT removed hair from ear drum w/noyes forecps.Hurt bad jumped off table.Now he wants hearing aids?

Ringing in ear after ENT removed hair from ear drum w/noyes forecps.Hurt bad jumped off table.Now he wants hearing aids?

Really.......: In my opinion you need a second opinion...... Not disrespectful to the ENT but, seems like a large jump if you had no hearing problems before. The ent's are the best at evaluating and treating ear drum problems. ...Read more

Dr. Martin Raff
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Aids (Definition)

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