Plymouth Ear, Nose and Throat is excited to now be providing Earlens hearing devices to our patients! Earlens is the “world’s first light-driven hearing technology” and produces sounds that are more rich and natural sounding than those produced by conventional hearing aids. As a result, Earlens wearers have an easier time understanding people in noisy environments and are more comfortable in group situations.
Though they are fairly uncommon, acoustic neuromas can create short term as well as long lasting symptoms. About 3.5 out of every 100,000 people are diagnosed with acoustic neuromas, also known as vestibular schwannoma.
Hearing loss is one of those things we like to joke about – often from embarrassment! The fact is that almost 40 million American adults suffer from some type of hearing loss; yet only 1 in 5 who could benefit from intervention like a hearing aid actually wear one. Why the resistance?