Even before the worldwide pandemic, inevitable developments in our field were approaching, presenting both threats and opportunities. This article identifies six of the major developments and highlights the opportunities that could be nurtured for both patients and audiology practices.
Tag: hidden hearing loss
Many adults report difficulties hearing in everyday situations despite having normal or near-normal hearing test results. Researchers have developed a hearing test that identifies hearing loss or deficits in individuals who are considered to have normal or near-normal hearing in traditional tests.Read More
Researchers have linked difficulty understanding speech in noisy environments with evidence of cochlear synaptopathy, or “hidden hearing loss,” in college students with normal hearing sensitivity.Read More