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Dr. Green in the news for the Cochlear Hybrid implant

by Kristen Davis 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 […]

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 […]

Deaf Teen Hears Underwater for the First Time!

by Admin on November 28, 2012

What is it like to not hear splashing of water when swimming or not be able to participate fully in Marco Polo with your friends at a pool party?  Imagine hearing only silence.  For Rachel, a 12 year old bilateral cochlear implant recipient and JHBI patient, situations such as these could not be experienced or […]

Rock Concerts and Hearing Loss

by Kristen Davis on November 27, 2012

A small study by the House Research Institute revealed that 72% of teens reported reduced hearing after attending a three-hour show. This type of hearing loss typically disappears within 48 hours, but if it occurs repeatedly, permanent hearing loss can develop, the study authors noted. Read the Full Story Here  

Get your hearing tested before the holidays begin.

by Kristen Davis on November 12, 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lRH4TTnYVw&feature=plcp Our new television commercial begins airing tomorrow.

Hearing Health Quick Test

by Dr. William Eblin on October 11, 2012

Are you or a family member suffering from hearing loss? Click here to take the Hearing Health Quick Test, courtesy of the American Academy of Audiology. A score of 3 or more may indicate that you have a hearing problem, and with a score of 6 or more, a hearing evaluation is strongly recommended. October […]

Hearing Aid Stigma: An 8 Year Old’s Perspective

by Kristen Davis on October 10, 2012

“I want the most discrete hearing aid possible so that I don’t look old.”  This is heard almost daily during our hearing aid consultations.  Despite the significant advancements in hearing aid size and technology, there is one thing that hasn’t changed: their stigma.  Although a hearing aid is much less noticeable than the hearing loss itself, people continue […]

Learn More About Cochlear Implants

by Kristen Davis on October 3, 2012

Mary Jo Schuh, Clinical Audiologist, and JHBI patient, James Otis, discuss cochlear implants on a segment of First Coast Living.

Unilateral Hearing Loss and CROS Hearing Aid

by Dr. William Eblin on September 11, 2012

Some people experience unilateral hearing loss, or hearing loss in just one of their ears.  Dr. Jacqueline Olson and her patient Brian Register talk about the solutions with a CROS hearing aid on another segment of First Coast Living. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-wMCHsmr9Y

Audiology Credentials…what do all those letters mean?!

by Dr. William Eblin on August 27, 2012

Patients are often confused by the series of acronyms and abbreviations listed after their audiologist’s name. Listed below are common abbreviations used and a description of what they mean. Au.D.: Au.D. is the abbreviation for Doctor of Audiology. Beginning in 2007, many states adopted the Au.D. as the entry level degree required to practice Audiology. Prior […]