Hearing Health Seminar

Please Join Us! Where: Maggiano’s Little Italy in St. Johns Town Center When: Wednesday, July 12 Time: 6:00 pm-7:00 pm Jacksonville Hearing and Balance Institute invites you to an important hearing educational seminar followed by hors d’oeuvres and drinks. We will discuss the causes and consequences of hearing loss, the relationship between hearing loss and…

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Aural Rehabilitation For Cochlear Implant Users

Becoming More Successful With Your CI One of the most important steps in the cochlear implant process is rehabilitation. Research studies demonstrate that patients adjust more quickly and achieve greater overall success when they actively participate in a rehabilitation program. Rehabilitation with a cochlear implant can be done at home with computer based programs and  listening…

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Sudden Hearing Loss: An Audiological Emergency

Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSNHL) A rapid decline in hearing that occurs all at once or over the course of several hours  and should be treated as a medical emergency. SSNHL most often occurs in one ear and may be accompanied by a feeling of fullness and ringing (tinnitus) in the affected ear as well…

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Hearing protection devices

Noise Induced Hearing Loss Exposure to loud noises is a common cause of hearing loss among the population. Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) is characterized by a “gradual, progressive loss of high frequency hearing sensitivity that usually presents as a “notch” that occurs at or around 4000 Hz.” For more information on noise induced hearing loss,…

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Advanced Bionics: Meet-a-Mentor Event

PLEASE JOIN US! Jacksonville Hearing & Balance Institute, in partnership with Advanced Bionics, will host a Meet-a-Mentor informational session on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017. This event will take place at our office from 5:30-7:30 pm. The event is free to attend, but interested participants must RSVP. Speakers include representatives from Advanced Bionics, Dr. J. Douglas…

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World Hearing Day

Happy World Hearing Day! Every March 3rd for the past ten years, we have celebrated World Hearing Day as it is recognized by the World Health Organization. World Hearing Day is designed to promote hearing healthcare and hearing loss advocacy for those who need it most. Consider this: In the U.S., 7 out of 10…

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Hearing aid styles

Hearing aids can vary a great deal in size and the way they’re placed in your ear. The following are common hearing aid styles, beginning with the smallest and least visible in the ear. Completely in the Canal (CIC) A completely-in-the-canal, or CIC, hearing aid is custom molded to fit inside the patient’s ear canal.…

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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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