Earmolds

Earmolds

Role of Open-Fit in Children

Open-fit style hearing aids have been primarily applied to adult populations with high-frequency hearing loss and conserved low-frequency hearing. The use of an open-fit strategy has advantages and disadvantages; for example, open-fit can decrease occlusion complaints, but as a negative may decrease benefits of noise reduction algorithms. Limited research has examined the application of open-fit domes in pediatric populations.

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