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Dr. Green (r) and Audiology Staff joins Marqise Lee at the Kick-Off Luncheon for Walk4Hearing. Lee is an Honorary Chair of the November 7 event at Met Park. For more information go to http://hlaa.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=2300&pg=entry and sign up for the JHBI / THC Walk Team    

Dr. Green and staff at the 2014 Jacksonville Business Journal’s Health Care Awards ceremony where he was honored for his nonprofit Hearing Help for Africa.

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 Help For Africa

by Admin on June 11, 2014

Dr. Green hosts Ambassador/General Consul Geoffrey I. Teneilabe and the Nigerian Delegation at JHBI Friday, June 6, 2014 J. Douglas Green Jr., MD, FACS, hosted Nigerian diplomats at JHBI www.jhbi.org,  who were in town attending the USA vs Nigeria soccer tournament at Jacksonville’s EverBank Field. The purpose of the JHBI and The Hearing Center tour […]

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. […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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