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On Saturday, March 6, the fourth annual Kilwin’s Ice Cream Run took place at St. Johns Town Center to benefit Clarke Schools-Jacksonville. The event was a sweet success! More than 500 friends, current families, staff and alumni of The Clarke Schools-Jacksonville participated and helped to raise more than $14,000 in funds to support their mission […]

The Hearing Center at Jacksonville Hearing & Balance Institute is proud to join Kilwins, Wolfson Children’s Hospital, Cailin Photography, Advanced Furniture Solutions, TD Bank, and Team Zoe to be a sponsor of this year’s “Kilwins Ice Cream Run (5K and One Mile) of which is to benefit Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech in Jacksonville. […]

Jason Day was in the news during the U.S. Open Golf Tournament because he had symptoms of vertigo. According to news reports, he was diagnosed with Benign Positional Vertigo. What does this mean to you? Find out more about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of vertigo from your local expert, Dr. Doug Green Jr. from the […]

JHBI Deaf/Blind Teenager’s Co-Pilot Experience

by Admin on September 21, 2012

“Only the Sky’s the Limit” Katie Inman, a 15 year old student at Florida School for the Deaf and Blind and patient at Jacksonville Hearing and Balance Institute (JHBI), recently experienced the ride of a lifetime when she was able to assist with flying a Piper PA-28 plane. This opportunity was  arranged by the non-profit […]

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

Grandfather’s Day

by Dr. William Eblin on September 10, 2012

September 9th has been officially designated as Grandfather’s Day. For many of us, when we think of our grandfathers (or grandmothers!), we think of their hearing difficulties and our need to shout to be understood. While this is often a source of humor and family jokes, untreated hearing loss has been shown to cause significant social […]

Ear Candling: Ineffective and Dangerous

by Dr. William Eblin on August 22, 2012

Proper removal of cerumen (ear wax) is a topic that is frequently misunderstood by patients. One of the most dangerous techniques people employ to remove ear wax is known as ear candling. Ear candling is a dangerous and ineffective method of ear wax removal. For more information on ear candling, its myths, and proper ear […]

Hears to Thursdays!

by Admin on April 19, 2012

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 […]

Dr. Goddard to Speak at FSO Annual Meeting

by Admin on November 11, 2011

Dr. Goddard will speak at the Florida Society of Otolaryngology’s annual meeting on Sunday, November 13 at 10 a.m. in Kissimmee, Fla. In his talk, “New Considerations in the Management of Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence,” he will discuss the most current diagnosis and treatment plans for patients suffering from this syndrome. The annual meeting will […]