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Silenced

I wear bilateral cochlear BAHA hearing aids, they are truly amazing and have given me my independence back. Honestly, I couldn’t hear a thing before getting them; conventional hearing aids simply amplified sound and pushed it down the broken part of my ears, resulting in a lot of distortion and discomfort but these bypass the middle ear and go straight to bone conduction, making everything sound so much more natural. 277 more words

Crisis

I’m going deaf. For real.

Alternative title was “It should be at zero” but I felt the click through on that would be low.

It’s been long joked that I don’t listen, or I don’t catch what people say and to be honest, I didn’t think I had really any hearing trouble. 369 more words

Self

Person-Centered Care Requires Thinking Beyond The Technology

This is the fifth and final article in a series I am writing for Ida Institute on person-centered care. The first article was about what person-centered care means to me — the hearing loss patient.  381 more words

Hearing Loss

Student Leaders in Audiology: What’s New for AAA 2019?

The Student Leaders in Audiology Conference (SLAC) was held as a special student conference on the Wednesday of the AAA Annual Conference in 2017 and 2018. 629 more words

Audiology

Melinda Younan

Title: Audiologist
Location: Casula, New South Wales, Australia

Melinda Younan, audiologist, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Health Care Professionals for dedication, achievements, and leadership in audiology.

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Public Health

The Importance of Establishing and Maintaining Professional Relationships and Mentorship in Audiology

If you’re familiar with the profession of audiology, it’s likely you’ve heard that ‘everyone knows everyone in audiology.’ Being a profession of only 15,000 (in comparison, there are 40,000 in optometry), the idea of six degrees of separation is more like two. 500 more words

Audiology

#Tinnitus and real ear measurements

Most hearing healthcare clinicians are already familiar with the basics of tinnitus and the tinnitus assessment process. Even more clinicians are familiar with the number one research-based treatment method for patients that have tinnitus and also have hearing loss, which is the appropriate fitting of hearing aids. 290 more words

Audiology