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Defining Popular Hearing Aid Audiology Terms

Those who experience problems with or a loss of their hearing might want to consult an audiology expert and possibly have a hearing aid installed. Ranging from the primitive tools created prior to the development of sophisticated technology, to modern-day, digitally enhanced techniques, audiology can thus help patients restore their hearing and, moreover, their quality of life. The following terms comprise varied aspects of audiology.

  • Cochlear implant - A surgically implanted device, used for particularly severe cases of sound-related disability. The part of the ear for which this hearing aid is named is an essential component of the ear's inner section.
  • BTE - This acronym means "behind the ear." It designates a hearing aid which amplifies the wearer's ability to hear with a component nestled, as the name indicates, behind the ear.
  • ITE - Standing for "In the ear," this acronym refers to a hearing aid fitted into the concha, the exterior "bowl" of the ear. Designed for less serious problems with hearing losses, these aids can cause issues for their wearers with the occurrence of feedback.
  • Open-fit - Also called "over the ear," these tools act toward obstructing the passageways in the ear as little as possible. This design tamps down the so-called "occlusion" echoing effect inside the ear.
  • ITC/CIC - Another category of hearing aids identified by acronyms, these two stand for "In the/completely in the canal." Among other functions, these hearing aids are smaller than some of the other options discussed above, and are not as easily seen.
    Nat'l Institute On Deafness & Other Comm. Disorder
    Bethesda, MD 20892
    The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders is one of the Institutes that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dedicated to research and development of treatment options.
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    Carelinc Medical Hearing Aid Services
    7017 S Westnedge Ave, Portage, MI 49002
    When it comes to audiology, we are here to help you with all of your needs. We assist with screenings and other tests. We offer products, including custom-made, digital hearing aids.
    (269) 342-0810
    1945 W. Wilson Ave., Suite # 6108, Chicago, IL 60640
    HearUSA is your hearing aid & care specialist in Lakeland, Florida. We have a long-standing commitment to enhance the quality of life in the individual communities in which we serve.
    (773) 271-2036
    Advanced Hearing & Balance Center LLC
    636 Church St Ste 307, Evanston, IL 60201
    Providing a variety of hearing healthcare services including hearing assessments balance, dizziness and rehabilitation, education and counseling. Schedule a no obligation appointment.
    (847) 424-1319
    Professional Hearing Services
    511 Renaissance Dr Ste 100, Saint Joseph, MI 49085
    (269) 982-3444
    Lake Michigan Sinus & Sleep Apnea Center
    2680 S Cleveland Ave, Saint Joseph, MI 49085
    (269) 982-3368
    505 Pleasant St Ste 100, Saint Joseph, MI 49085
    (269) 982-8066
    Personal Hearing Center
    1000 Main St, Saint Joseph, MI 49085
    (269) 983-4828
    Affordable Hearing Aid Center Inc
    3901 Stonegate Park, Saint Joseph, MI 49085
    (269) 428-7405
    Harrington Hearing Aid Service Inc
    1045 E Front St, Buchanan, MI 49107
    (269) 695-3511
    West Michigan Hearing Specialists
    24 N Saint Joseph Ave Ste C1, Niles, MI 49120
    (269) 683-0800
    Fluke Hearing
    3130 S 11th St, Niles, MI 49120
    (269) 684-4447
    Beltone Hearing Aid Center
    3520 N Bendix Dr, South Bend, IN 46628
    (574) 243-0444
    Hearing Diagnostics Center
    2102 Ironwood Cir, South Bend, IN 46635
    (574) 271-0000
    The Hearing Clinic
    6301 University Commons Ste 360, South Bend, IN 46635
    (574) 232-4040
    Hearing Aids by Miracle Ear
    1724 N Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46635
    (574) 272-2245

    Hearing aids and audiology are very important branches of science and medicine. Audiology is actually the branch of medicine that deals with the sense of hearing. There are countless doctors working in this field all over the world. Since hearing loss is common over time, and many people suffer with hearing loss early in life due to accidents or genetics, unique devices are created to assist them. For instance, a hearing aid is a digital accessory that can be placed in the ear to help the user hear more clearly. Often audiology professionals and doctors perform general health and hearing tests on their patients in order to find out why hearing loss occurred. The cochlear is the spiral cavity of the inner ear canal, and it contains the organ that responds to sound vibrations, and allows you to hear things. If this organ cannot receive the sound effectively, an amplifier of sorts is needed. This small digital device or accessory is anchored to the ear, and worn throughout the day. Not only is it wireless, but it is also quite small, and aids the user with receiving sounds, and hearing everything much more easily. These hearing aids are acquired by audiology doctors or hearing clinics from wholesale dealers, then prescribed to patients. Use the internet to learn more about hearing aids, audiology doctors, hearing loss, and family insurance coverage that handles this aspect of health care. There is a great deal of free information provided online via official audiology websites.
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