How would you define audiology?
Audiology is formally defined as a branch of science and medicine concerned with the sense of hearing. As an audiologist, it’s my job to help those with hearing loss, tinnitus (ringing-in-the-ears), and balance disorders.
What Is Noise-Induced Hearing Loss?
Noise-induced hearing loss is a hearing disorder caused by repeated exposure to sounds that are unsafely loud.
You can choose to ignore it you want, but the facts don’t lie: noise-induced hearing loss is a serious problem, with over 26 million Americans suffering from some form of hearing loss due to noise-exposure.
Luckily, noise-induced hearing loss is entirely preventable. Here are five tips to making sure you and your family stay safe.