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Hidden versus Not-so-Hidden Hearing Loss
by Colleen G. Le Prell, PhD
The term hidden hearing loss has been used by some to refer more generically to functional deficits such as difficulty understanding speech-in-noise, tinnitus, and hyperacusis, based on the hypothesis that these functional deficits, which are “hidden behind a normal audiogram.” To avoid confusion, it is helpful to use precise language when referring to synapse loss, rather than using the term “hidden hearing loss.”
You Call it CAPD, I Call it Synaptopathy: What’s a Clinician to Do with This Information?
with Kelly Tremblay
Whether you call it CAPD, synaptopathy, or hidden hearing loss, Dr. Kelly Tremblay sits down for an informative Q and A with one of the leading experts on this new and exciting area of research, Dr. Sharon Kujawa, PhD.