ReSound has announced the release of Digital Feedback Suppression (DFS) Ultra technology, a new approach to feedback cancellation.
Over 2,700 audiologists rocked for a cause at the “Empowering People Rock Gala” sponsored by the Oticon Hearing Foundation during this year’s AAA conference. In addition to the celebration, the foundation made a $27,500 donation to the American Academy of Audiology Foundation (AAAF).
The bad news: A study by Henry Ford Hospital shows a direct association between cotton swab use and ruptured eardrum. The good news: The study also shows that, in most cases, the rupture heals on its own and surgery is only necessary for the most severe cases. The study was presented at the recent Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting in Chicago.
Acousticon Inc has announced today that it has received FDA 510K clearance for its ACAM-5, a German-engineered, stand-alone diagnostic hearing device that contains an audiometer integrated with Real Ear Measurement (REM) and Hearing Instrument Test (HIT) modules.
Cochlear Americas is conducting a free hearing heath fair this Saturday, May 14 in Charlotte, NC, and another on June 4 in Raleigh. The fair is designed for those with hearing loss who may be struggling with hearing aids and may benefit from cochlear implant and bone anchored devices.
The House Ear Institute Board of Trustees has officially announced that it is changing its name to House Research Institute (HRI). The nonprofit organization says that the change to “Research” more accurately reflects its expanding mission.
Sonus Hearing Care Professionals, a division of Amplifon USA Inc, is hosting regional training sessions on its new audiologist franchise model. Attendees will receive information about the franchise model and receive CEU credit from AAA.
Thieme has recently published the second edition of Vestibular Function: Clinical and Practice Management, a book that includes detailed information on dizziness and balance disorders, as well as essential information on how to establish and run a balance disorder clinic.
CareerCast.com rated “Audiogist” as its least stressful job. As might be expected, many audiologists’ postings vehemently disagreed, but others were thankful for the promotion of the profession.
Oticon Medical presented several papers and conducted workshops at The Third International Symposium on Bone Conduction Hearing – Craniofacial Osseointegration (OSSEO), held in Sarasota, Fla.