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Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

by Posted by JHBI on July 26, 2013

Ever wondered what you would do if you suddenly lost your hearing? In this video Dr. Green explains a medical phenomenon called Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss. He describes the condition and explains what to do if this should ever happen to you or a loved one.

J. Douglas Green, Jr., M.D. is founder and president of the Jacksonville Hearing and Balance Institute. He has a certificate of added qualification in neurotology and is recognized both nationally and internationally in the treatment of ear disease, inner ear and skull-base surgery. Not only is Dr. Green known as an expert clinician, but he […]

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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 […]

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This article appeared in the Health Section of the Florida Times Union newspaper in Jacksonville, FL, on March 6, 2012.  Dr. J. Douglas Green, founder of Jacksonville Hearing and Balance Institute, comments on the potential causes of dizziness. Dr. Green is quoted as saying: “Dizziness is a common complaint experienced by millions of Americans every  […]

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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 […]

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Siemens now offers waterproof hearing aid

by Dr. Elizabeth Pearson 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 […]

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The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is urging people with diabetes to get their hearing tested, and is offering a free, quick, and confidential online hearing check at www.hearingcheck.org so anyone can determine if they need a comprehensive hearing test by a hearing healthcare professional. Read more about this story by clicking HERE.

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A Holiday Video Card

by Editor on December 9, 2012

Everyone at Jacksonville Hearing and Balance Institute is so very thankful this Holiday Season.  This video highlights many wonderful things that happened in 2012. Watch the video HERE.  

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  Audiologist Jacqueline   Olson’s No. 1 rule — no crying in her office — got broken a lot Thursday   afternoon. That’s what happens when you change a life, the way she and her   colleagues were changing the life of 26-year-old Samuel Ochenehi. Ochenehi was in his first year of medical school seven years ago   in […]

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