fitting hearing aids without Real-Ear
G. M. Alf
gmalf at gte.net
Thu Nov 20 20:21:18 EST 1997
On Wed, 19 Nov 1997 22:00:14 UNDEFINED, gandalf at infi.net wrote:
>I have never fit an aid using real ear. I have never found it necessary to
>have a machine verify a fit. I (stupidly, I guess) just ask the patient and
>use my knowledge and experience to guide me in helping her complaint.
>BTW, my return rate is less than 6%.
We fit the same way you do. We've got two real-ear machines but we've
had far better fits setting them by responses from the users. Our
return rate is also quite low.
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