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Volume 5

Hidden versus Not-so-Hidden Hearing Loss

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.”

Volume 4

You Call it CAPD, I Call it Synaptopathy: What’s a Clinician to Do with This Information?

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.