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Tinnitus can take many forms and seems to be different for most individuals. Tinnitus is sound perceived by an individual and no one else. My patients have reported hearing buzzing, ringing, humming, chirping, pulsating, crickets, knocking and sizzling to name a few of the sounds. Some get a combination of sounds. The cause of it can vary, but the most

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On January 15, 2013 California implemented a change in the reimbursement policy for hearing aid providers. The change effectively cuts our reimbursement by over 50%! last year they made a retroactive 10% cut and actually took back money from us that they already paid. Try running a business and budgeting for that! A few years ago they completely cut reimbursement

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Sonic Innovations has recently released a new product called the Flip. The Flip is a Receiver in the Ear(RITE) hearing instrument that represents the first new development from Sonic (the name they now prefer) in years. Last year Sonic was purchased by industry giant William Demant and that gave the American company a huge boost in its development and research,

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A couple of blogs ago I promised to discuss some new products that have been released recently or will be soon. At the Starkey Hearing Innovation Expo in January we were allowed a sneak peak at some exciting new developments. One of the coolest things was the wireless cic (completely in canal) that allows wireless streaming from a television directly

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There were many other beautiful sounds in Maui besides the waves crashing to shore. I sometimes wish we could compile sound albums just like we do photo albums. Thanks to my iPhone, it is easy to take a short video that captures both! The sound of seagulls and other birds can be missed by many people with hearing loss. Many

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