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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 […]

Siemens now offers waterproof hearing aid

by Kristen Davis on January 10, 2013

Living in Florida can get pretty humid, especially in the summer months.  Hearing aid users are frequently worried about sweat, rain, and moisture accumulation in their new hearing aid.  Well, now there is a solution!  Siemens has introduced its first waterproof and dustproof hearing aid:  The Aquaris.  The device is capable of working as deep […]

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.

A high-school senior from New Jersey has grabbed the attention of baseball scouts across the nation. As one of the top pitchers in his region, Austin Solecitto is headed to the state playoffs with his team. But it’s not only his skill on the field that has caught everyone’s attention. The 18-year-old pitcher was diagnosed […]

Hears to Thursdays!

by Admin on April 19, 2012

JHBI Opens State-of-the-Art Hearing Center

by Admin on April 19, 2012

Jacksonville Hearing and Balance Institute has just announced the opening of a brand new, state-of-the-art Hearing Center. The 1,180 square foot Hearing Center is located right across the hall from our existing offices in the Center One building on Centurion Parkway North just off Gate Parkway. The Hearing Center will be dedicated exclusively to serving our hearing […]

May is Better Hearing Month

by Admin on April 18, 2012

In an effort to raise public awareness for the growing number of Americans suffering from hearing loss, May has been designated Better Hearing Month. On average, most Americans consider hearing loss a condition that is simply associated with aging, and don’t know how to recognize the condition or who is qualified to diagnose and treat […]

The best way to achieve maximum benefit with hearing aids is to wear them whenever you’re awake, not just when you think you ‘need to hear’.  Those who wear them inconsistently don’t hear as well in different listening situations as those who wear them all the time. Using your hearing aid only occasionally just sets […]