Hearing Aids with Closed Domes for Hearing Loss

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Western University - National Centre for Audiology, London, Canada
Hearing Loss+1 More
Hearing Aids with Closed Domes - Device
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial evaluated four different hearing aid coupling methods to see which was most effective. Hearing aids with closed domes are used to treat hearing loss and have previously been approved by the FDA for a different condition. No patients in this trial will receive a placebo.

Eligible Conditions

  • Hearing Loss

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 4 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 45 Minutes

45 Minutes
Annoyance Ratings
Environmental Awareness
Own-Voice Occlusion Ratings
Sound Quality Ratings while steaming
45 minutes
Speech intelligibility test - Connected Speech Test (CST) Passage Score

Trial Safety

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Participants with Hearing Loss
1 of 1
Experimental Treatment

25 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Hearing Aids with Closed Domes · No Placebo Group · N/A

Participants with Hearing LossExperimental Group · 4 Interventions: Hearing Aids with Novel Coupling - State 1, Hearing Aids with Closed Domes, Hearing Aids with Open Domes, Hearing Aids with Novel Coupling - State 2 · Intervention Types: Device, Device, Device, Device

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 45 minutes
Closest Location: Western University - National Centre for Audiology · London, Canada
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N/AFirst Recorded Clinical Trial
1 TrialsResearching Hearing Loss
0 CompletedClinical Trials

Who is running the clinical trial?

Sonova Canada Inc.Industry Sponsor
4 Previous Clinical Trials
71 Total Patients Enrolled
4 Trials studying Hearing Loss
71 Patients Enrolled for Hearing Loss
University of Western Ontario, CanadaOTHER
163 Previous Clinical Trials
319,514 Total Patients Enrolled
Sonova AGLead Sponsor
68 Previous Clinical Trials
1,614 Total Patients Enrolled
62 Trials studying Hearing Loss
1,451 Patients Enrolled for Hearing Loss

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 10 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
The air-bone gap is less than 10 dB at 500, 1000, 2000, and 4000 Hz.
You have no history of problematic tinnitus or pain/discomfort from loud sounds.
You have no history of active drainage from the ears in the past 90 days.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.