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TamiW

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Has anybody had the surgery with either of these doctors? I am aware that Dr. Silverstein is retired. His fellow, Doctor Nayak, is now doing the procedure. It appears that they have done about 80 of these and have a 70-80% success rate.

I cannot do noise therapy because I cannot put any devices (including ear plugs and noise protective headphones) on my ears-it causes severe pain. I tried the hearing aids that stream the pink noise and it made me much worse. I, like everybody else in this forum, am desperate for relief. 

Please reply if you have had the surgery with either of these surgeons (or another surgeon). The procedure is called " “Round and Oval window Reinforcement."

My main questions are:
-Did your insurance cover it?
-Did you fly afterward and if so, did it hurt your ears?
-How long did it take for you to be able to tolerate noise again?

And any other info. would be GREATLY appreciated! 

-Tami
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Pamela

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Has anybody had the surgery with either of these doctors? I am aware that Dr. Silverstein is retired. His fellow, Doctor Nayak, is now doing the procedure. It appears that they have done about 80 of these and have a 70-80% success rate.

I cannot do noise therapy because I cannot put any devices (including ear plugs and noise protective headphones) on my ears-it causes severe pain. I tried the hearing aids that stream the pink noise and it made me much worse. I, like everybody else in this forum, am desperate for relief. 

Please reply if you have had the surgery with either of these surgeons (or another surgeon). The procedure is called " “Round and Oval window Reinforcement."

My main questions are:
-Did your insurance cover it?
-Did you fly afterward and if so, did it hurt your ears?
-How long did it take for you to be able to tolerate noise again?

And any other info. would be GREATLY appreciated! 

-Tami


Hi Tami,

If you are on Facebook, there is a group called Hyperacusis Surgery Success Talk. There is a lot of information there from people who have had the surgery.

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TamiW

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Hi Pamela,
  Yes, I just joined that group 2 days ago and it is wonderful! The people in the group are very informative and supportive. Plus, many of them have had the surgery and have improvement with their hyperacusis. I truly appreciate you taking the time to reply.
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