Special issue presents rationales and data regarding new approaches to tinnitus

Sweetow, Robert W.

Hearing Journal . 63(11):9-10, November 2010.

Tinnitus is one of the most common and most distressing complaints encountered by hearing healthcare providers. While there is no universal cure, progress is being made. In this special issue, advocates for a wide variety of new approaches to tinnitus present their evidence.

Training the adult brain to listen

Sweetow, Robert W.

Hearing Journal . 58(6):10-16, June 2005.

Although successful hearing aid fittings can help patients hear better again, amplification does not automatically improve their listening ability, which may have been impacted by their impaired hearing over many years. The author makes the case for providing auditory training so that patients can make the most of their new hearing aids.