Tinnitus maskers: a follow-up.Ear Hear. 1980 Mar-Apr; 1(2):69-70.EH
A follow-up study was conducted on the 31 individuals who rented tinnitus maskers after otologic and audiologic examination and consultation. Ten of 31 purchased instruments after a 30-day rental period. Eight of 10 who purchased instruments have been contacted either by letter or by phone. Two of eight are presently using their instruments on a regular basis. One is using his masker sporadically and is not positive about the help received.