Deep Canal Fittings

HearWHAC HearWHAC at
Fri Jun 23 20:23:38 EST 1995

In article <3sd64h$7aj at>, arsias at says...
>HearWHAC at (HearWHAC) wrote:
>>What is your current feeling re: deep canals, with CICs and/or with other 
>>Seems like I have had a bunch of patients the past two weeks where I have 
>>been shortening the canals on ITEs and Canal aids from "deep canal" back 
>>"conventional" lengths.
>My question is Why?  What have their reasons been for wanting them 
>reduced?  Physical discomfort?
>As I am just getting started, I too am interested in what the prevailing 
>opinion is.
>Alan Sias
>Audiology Services for Montana
>Kalispell, MT

Reduced speech understanding and discomfort in that order!

Paul Woodard
Des Moines IA USA

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