Think Ahead.

Think Ahead.

Summer!  It is the season many individuals look forward to each year! It often means vacations, outdoor activities, gardening, home improvement projects, sporting events and festivals. One thing many summer activities have in common is dangerously loud sounds! Hearing loss and tinnitus can ruin even the best of summers! The noise chart below lists average decibel levels for everyday sounds …

It is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Research over the past several years led by Center researchers has established the contribution of hearing loss to the risk of cognitive decline and dementia in older adults.  Much of this work is being completed by a team of otolaryngologists, audiologists, and researchers at the Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health at Johns Hopkins University.  Led by Frank Lin, …

What is Audiology?

What is Audiology?

Audiology is the study and science of hearing and balance. The profession of audiology encompasses the following services, which can have a significant impact on communication, mobility and quality of life. Hearing loss and falls prevention Adult and pediatric diagnostic hearing screenings and assessments Balance/vestibular assessment and rehabilitation Tinnitus/hyperacusis/misophonia evaluation and management Hearing aids/amplification and assistive technology evaluation, fitting, and …