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If you have been diagnosed with hearing loss, slow down, take a breath, and know there are resources to help you at The Hearing Center at Jacksonville Hearing & Balance Institute. Research as much as you can on the Internet (go to www.JHBI.org and www.BetterHearingJax.com) and give yourself time to make a decision as to […]

Educating yourself on the importance of hearing loss diagnosis and treatment can help you to reach acceptance of that loss and help you obtain peace of mind. One good place to check out is www.BetterHearing.org where you can learn about the causes of hearing loss and what can be done about it. What you will […]

Hearing care professionals include Audiologists, hearing aid specialists, and ENTs (Ear, Nose & Throat doctors or doctors of Otology, Otolaryngology or Neurotology). At The Hearing Center at Jacksonville Hearing & Balance Institute, our board-certified Audiologists and audiology assistant are specially trained in all aspects of hearing aids and amplification. These highly trained professionals have years […]

Just by answering a series of important questions truthfully, you may find that you are beginning to experience a level of hearing loss. The Better Hearing organization offers a free, quick and confidential Online Hearing Check. You can easily take the test in the privacy of your own home or even at work (share it, […]

J. Douglas Green Jr., MD, FACS, presented a program to the members of Northside Rotary on his mission work with Hearing Help For Africa, a nonprofit based in Jacksonville, FL. Dr. Green has visited the 150-bed Evangel Hospital in Jos, Nigeria, multiple times throughout the past decade to provide medical and surgical care of patients […]

Dr. Green in the news for the Cochlear Hybrid implant

by Joanelle Mulrain on August 21, 2014

http://members.jacksonville.com/news/health-and-fitness/2014-08-19/story/new-hybrid-hearing-device-helps-those-who-find-hearing-aids New hybrid hearing device helps those who find hearing aids to be ineffective By Charlie Patton Tue, Aug 19, 2014 @ 4:51 pm Traditionally there have been two approaches to hearing loss: hearing aids to amplify sound for those who retained some hearing; and cochlear implants to restore some hearing to those who are […]

Take a tour of The Hearing Center

by Editor on May 20, 2013

Introducing www.betterhearingjax.com

by Dr. William Eblin on March 14, 2013

A bout a year ago, we opened a new office – The Hearing Center at Jacksonville Hearing & Balance Institute. This 1200 square foot, state-of-the-art facility is located about 200 feet down the hall from our main office. We opened The Hearing Center for several reasons. First, and probably most importantly, we needed more space. […]


Recently, Drs. J. Douglas Green Jr. and William Eblin Jr., both from Jacksonville Hearing & Balance Institute, were invited speakers at the 2013 Weidner Symposium in Callaway Gardens, GA. The Weidner Symposium is hosted annually by the Auburn University Chapters of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Associations and the Student Academy of Audiology. This year’s topic for […]

Hearing Aids for the Treatment of Tinnitus

by Dr. William Eblin on February 11, 2013

Tinnitus, or ringing (also commonly described as buzzing/chirping sounds) in the ears, can be a very debilitating problem. Unfortunately, tinnitus treatments are often complex and costly. One of the best, most cost-effective tinnitus treatments involves the use of hearing aids. In many cases, hearing aids are a “kill two birds with one stone” approach, and are helpful in […]