To date, Siemens (Signia) hearing aids offer the best tinnitus treatment program. However, other hearing aid manufacturers access tinnitus treament applications in a comparable manner.
Hyperacusis, Recruitment, Misophonia, Phonophobia
Children and adults-regardless of hearing levels, may develop troublesome perceptions to sound.
Sound protection and sound desensitization are the general methods used to change this central troublesome perception. Over use of sound plugs will make the condition worse.
Appalachian Audiology offers evaluation, support, education, and treatment for these sound disorders. Treatment follows protocols developed at the University of California (Irvine) and the University of Iowa Tinnitus Clinic. Treatment is rarely covered by insurance. Prior authorization is recommended.
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