side effects of hearing aids

BlueOnLft blueonlft at aol.com
Mon Mar 18 01:38:00 EST 1996


Just a quick correction....  Craig writes...

>Yes.  One aspect of hearing loss which is often overlooked is that a
>severely hearing impaired individual does not have a proportionately
>higher threshold of pain from sound, or what is called in Audiology
>circles, an Uncomfortable Loudness Level threshold.  Specifically, their
>threshold of pain or U.C.L.(L.) is closer to that of normally hearing
>people than what you would expect.

Err...that describes reduced dynamic range : )


Tim McClosky, M.S., CCC-A  (BlueOnLft at AOL.COM)
College Park Hearing Services
College Park, MD
(301) 277-2100



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