Month: September 2011

Benefits of In-Situ Audiometry

By Jenny Nesgaard Pedersen, AuD With our recent wave of product launches, we also added the In-Situ Audiometry feature to ReSound Alera hearing aids. This feature offers a means to conveniently and accurately measure patient hearing sensitivity with resulting thresholds comparable to thresholds otherwise obtained with conventional audiometry. The In-Situ audiometry feature enables clinicians and …

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Fitting Alera FAQs

Is Safe Fitting defaulted to on or off? It is defaulted to “on.”  This ensures that the patient will not experience feedback during a first fitting.  If a dispenser attempts to raise gain above the MSG, where feedback is likely, the gain is held down until the dispenser can switch WhistleControl to a stronger setting …

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Alera Frequently Asked Questions

Since ReSound Alera launched to market in August 2010, we’ve been collecting and logging the most frequently asked questions about Alera.  Over the coming weeks, we’ll be posting Alera FAQs in a number of categories, including: Fitting Surround Sound & Digital Processing Natural Directivity Wireless Accessories RIE and BTE models Custom products To start with, …

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Bringing the Gift of Sound to Children in the Dominican Republic

ReSound friend, Dusty Potter, President of Ear Level Communications, recounts his recent mission trip to the Dominican Republic to fit hearing impaired children with donated ReSound hearing aids. We were able to fit about 90 children with about 170 hearing aids in just 3 days’ time. Most of the hearing instruments dispensed, and accompanying batteries …

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