The Siemens Micon hearing aid and Phonak's Audeo Q provide built-in tinnitus programs that mix with the sounds created by an individual's tinnitus and reduce its level of annoyance. The flexible programming of the Siemens Micon positions the audiologist to treat some forms of hyperacusis.
There are about 200 causes for tinnitus- some benign, some quite troublesome. The problem may be in the outer ear, the skeleton, the middle ear, the inner ear, or along the auditory pathway to the brain. The loudness of the sounds has nothing to do with the cause. An experienced audiologist will help you identify the cause and find relief. Causes of tinnitus include:
If you are experiencing tinnitus, you should schedule an appointment to speak with an audiologist.