> Um, why on earth would you put a hearing aid on a normal ear?
> Maybe I'm missing something really obvious here. If he had a
>maximum conductive hearing loss that has been corrected to 15 dB HL or
>better across audiometric frequencies, he should be grateful and if he
>can't hear whispers, big woo. I don't mean to sound crass or rude, but I
>have rarely seen maximum conductives corrected to 15 dB or better across
>frequencies and if this guy truly got that much improvement, he should
>thank his surgeon and humbly go about his life IMHO.
> Despite the correction, he still does not have and will never have
>a "normal" ear and should not expect the operated ear to work the same as
>the unoperated ear. If discrim is WNL at a resonable volume, and nothing
>else is going on, this man seems to be in need of some counseling rather
>than a hearing aid. And why a Senso in particular? Its still a hearing
>aid, even if it is "digital."
Actually, Susan, I think Kimberley was making a joking comment on the Senso
thread, not actually proposing one for this man.
Does anyone know of any ways of "strengthening"
>> that ear? I have some ideas, and I was wondering what other
>> audiologists might suggest. (I thought about having him get a WIDEX
>> SENSO for that ear, but Canada is too far away!)