Remote Check is designed to be a convenient, at-home testing tool that allows Cochlear recipients with a Cochlear Nucleus 7 Sound Processor to complete a series of hearing tests from their compatible iOS device using the Nucleus Smart App.
With progressively severe hearing care office closings, travel bans/advisories, and general uncertainty on the horizon, hearOclub can help your patients get their hearing aid batteries while minimizing disruptions and keeping patients engaged with their hearing care professional. HearOclub is a new hearing aid battery club service designed for partnership and revenue-sharing with hearing care professionals.
A new approach, published in “Cell Reports,” to regenerate inner ear sensory hair cells is said to lay the groundwork for treating chronic noise-induced hearing loss by the company, Frequency Therapeutics, and its co-founders who are drawing on research from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), Harvard Medical School, Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary, and MIT. The program is expected to progress to into human clinical trials within the next 18 months.
During this emergency, there may be times that prompt connection time takes a little longer. Providers are doing their best to fully staff their call centers to ensure that the phones are answered as quickly as possible.
This study found that using datalogging as a tool for counseling parents about their child’s use of and experience with the cochlear implant helps increase wear time, proactively identify technical issues for troubleshooting, and gain new insights into the child’s listening environment and needs. This type of counseling not only provides an objective basis to encourage consistent device use, but also serves as a tool to motivate, reward, or validate parental support of their children’s listening needs.
In a new study summarized on the University at Buffalo website, theoretical physicists report that materials made from tapered chains of spherical beads could help dampen sounds that lie at the upper range of human hearing or just beyond.
Chester Pirzanski, a long-time expert in earmold impression and manufacturing, proposes a new invention and automated process for designing custom hearing aid shells and earmolds from digitized ear impressions.