Workers With Tinnitus and High-Frequency Hearing Loss Face an Increased Injury Risk The up to 50 million U.S. citizens with tinnitus know just how pesky constant ringing in the ears can be. The annoying tones can last for days, weeks, or months at a time and can be debilitating. But tinnitus isn’t actually dangerous, is it? For some it might …Read More
Month: June 2015
Our New Lending Library!
Jun 09, 2015
In the last few months, we have worked hard to develop a lending library for our patients. If you are a resident of western Montana and live near one of our four offices, you now have access to more than 50 books that cover the topics of hearing loss, ear anatomy/physiology, hearing devices, and aural rehabilitation. Get a complete list …Read More
Beyond the Audiogram
Jun 02, 2015
When you have your hearing tested, the audiologist constructs a graph called an audiogram. Typically, this graph represents how loud tones of various pitches have to be made before you can first detect them. Unfortunately, a lot of attention is given to this simple graph when it just doesn’t tell the whole story. Let’s be honest: Who among us is …Read More