Jacksonville Hearing and Balance Institute would like to recognize Balance Awareness Week—September 15–21, 2019. The Vestibular Disorders Association (VeDA) created Balance Awareness Week in 1997. The idea is to shine a light on the millions of Americans who suffer from imbalance and dizziness. It can often be difficult to live a “normal” life when you…

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The Link Between Hearing Loss, Hearing Aids & Cognitive Decline

Annual physicals are a part of all individual’s health routine however, audiological examinations should become part of this routine, particularly as we age. Hearing loss can have a gradual onset and as a result, may go unnoticed for many years. The average timeframe in which someone treats their diagnosed hearing loss is 7 years. The…

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FDA Approves Cochlear Implantation for Single-Sided Deafness

Single-sided deafness (SSD) can create difficulties for people localizing sound and listening in the noisy situations. This can lead to negative impacts on communication and socialization. SSD can be caused by viral infections, head trauma, Meniere’s Disease, or have an unknown cause. Treatment options have been limited, with cochlear implants typically reserved for people with…

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Hearing with Restaurant Noise

For people with hearing loss, restaurants can be a challenging listening environment when trying to converse with family and loved ones. In a recent article in the Washington Post, Joyce Cohen explains the frustrations often felt by many while eating out. Though it may seem like there is little you could do to improve your…

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WJCT Lunch & Learn Series: Identifying and Treating Vertigo

WJCT Public Media and Jacksonville Hearing & Balance Institute are hosting this free informative seminar. Learn about identifying and treating vertigo/dizziness and surgical and non-surgical treatment options. This event will take place at WJCT studios, 100 Festival Park Avenue Jacksonville, FL 32202. This event is FREE but seating is limited and reservations are required. Lunch…

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Better Hearing and Speech Month

May was designated as the Better Hearing and Speech Month by the American Speech-Language-Hearing  Association (ASHA)  in 1927.  The goals of Better Hearing and Speech month is to bring awareness to hearing and speech deficits, educate the population on how these issues effect the community, and empower individuals to take action if they suspect they…

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Upcoming Hearing Aid Informational Session

Do you watch television with the volume louder than you used to? Do you have trouble understanding conversation when in a restaurant? Do you complain that people are always mumbling? These are common signs that indicate you may have a hearing loss. • The first step is to undergo a hearing evaluation by an audiologist.…

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Cochlear & Cookies!

You are invited to come by Jacksonville Hearing and Balance Institute to discuss cochlear implant and bone-anchored hearing aid solutions for hearing loss. Cookies and coffee will be served! Dates: February 20th and March 6th Time: 10:30am – 1:30pm Talk with experts about: – Advanced implantable hearing technology – The Cochlear™ Nucleus® and Cochlear BAHA®…

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North Florida Acoustic Neuroma Group Meeting

Please plan to join us at the next meeting of your Acoustic Neuroma Support Group. We welcome you to learn about the latest treatment options, to network with other acoustic neuroma patients and find encouragement and support. DATE/TIME: Saturday, December 8th, 2018 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. MEETING LOCATION: UF Health North – Tower A, First…

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Phonak’s Newest Hearing Aid: the Audéo Marvel

Recently, Phonak unveiled of their new hearing aid called the Audéo Marvel — a device with advanced sound quality and universal Bluetooth® connectivity to both iPhone and Android devices. Available in late November, the Phonak Audéo Marvel focuses on what patients expect from a hearing aid: a clear, rich sound experience combined with modern technology.…

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Walk-In Repair Clinic

Walk-In Repair ClinicIf you are experiencing problems with your hearing aid Walk-In clinic is available on Tue from 10am -11:30am and Thurs from 1pm – 2:30pm. No appointment necessary. To make an appointment call the Hearing Center at (904) 399-0350

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