Exciting Advancements in Hearing Loss Technology
Hearing is something many of us take for granted… until we start to lose it. A degradation of hearing ability results in more than just having to say “what?” repeatedly—it can severely impact an individual’s quality of life.
“About 40 million Americans are affected by hearing loss,” states Dr. Deborah Touchette, Doctor of Audiology at Oroville Hospital. “It impacts a lot more people than you would imagine.”
The good news is, with the help of an audiologist like Dr. Touchette, hearing-related issues can be identified and many times treated in a way that restores full function.
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A number of factors can put your hearing at risk. One that is highly preventable is noise exposure, which has increased with the common use of headphones and earbuds.
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