Learn about the history of the evaluation of hearing loss.
The modern cochlear implant is an astonishing success; however, room remains for improvement and greater access to this already marvelous technology.
Tinnitus is the perception of sound without an external source, often experienced as a constant or frequent ringing, humming, or buzzing.
Experiments on an inner ear sensory cell revealed that it converts electrical energy directly into mechanical energy at acoustic frequencies.
Development of effective, evidence-based solutions to overcoming communication barriers imposed by hearing loss is critical in our rapidly aging population.
The middle ear is tasked with transmitting sound from the low-density, highly compressible air in the ear canal to the high-density nearly incompressible fluid in the cochlea.
Regeneration of cochlear hair cells is being investigated as a potential therapy for hearing impairments.
Proactive hearing loss prevention programs that reduce workplace noise are shifting the focus from documentation of an injury to the prevention of occupational hearing loss.