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Well, that was interesting

Just got back from the audiologist. We did a full hearing test, which I hadn't had done in about five years. My left ear is the same as always, but my right has dropped off the scale above 2000 hZ - to the point that I heard the beeps intended for my right ear in my left first, and Andrei was trying not to wince at the ear-splitting shriek that was coming out of my headphones while I'm sitting there calmly not hearing a darn thing.

The right has always a little worse than the left, but not by this much - and short of ear infections, this is the first significant change in my hearing since the first time I was tested (at age 4). I'm not sure what would have caused the drop, but I don't really see any reason to worry that my hearing's gone degenerative. (*crosses fingers*)

Anyway, we've ordered new hearing aids for me, Siemens Trianos (pretty much the top of the line). By the 26th (and possibly sooner) I should be hearing better, and without that damned constant feedback that drives you all so crazy ;)

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sea_gaagii
Sep. 4th, 2003 03:49 pm (UTC)
Your old hearing aids made noise :-)

I had six people come in my office yesterday asking me what that noise was. What noise? The fan in my computer was emitting a high piched whine that I couldn't hear. (I was nice enough to put in a new fan today).

I should probably take your post as a sign and finally go to the audiologist like joystormer and <lj user="tavalon> have been begging me to do. Glad all is going well with you guys. Let us know if you are going to be getting back to Seattle anytime soon. Hugs
sea_gaagii
Sep. 4th, 2003 03:50 pm (UTC)
Darn, missed the end quotes.

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