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...   What Sets Us Apart Xoran Mini CT (accredited by IXCACTL) in the Springfield office Audiology Sound Booths in multiple locations VNG and ENG Equipment Videostroboscopy Sinuplasty PH Probe and Monitor SomnoGuard Allergy Testing and Treatment including shots and sublingual immunotherapy CPAP Titration Cochlear Implants, Baha, Osia and Hearing Amplification

Hearing Restoration
... Cochlear Implants For children and adults with severe to profound hearing loss, the use of conventional hearing aids is often frustrating at best and completely useless at worst...

Tinnitus
... Some Physiologic Causes of Tinnitus Include: Conditions that disturb the fluid balance of the inner ear Conditions that cause deterioration of the inner ear or auditory nerve Ear canal obstruction from wax, a foreign body, or infection Hearing loss and auditory deprivation Middle ear pathology such as middle ear infections, allergies, traumatic injuries, scar tissue, or impaired motion of the 3 middle ear bones Muscle spasms Side effects from some medications Stress and fatigue Tumors of the auditory pathway Temporomandibular joint syndrome (TMJ) Vascular problems Tinnitus Treatments Can Include: Alternative treatments, like vitamins, acupuncture, or other alternatives Amplification, or hearing aids Biofeedback, which is a relaxation technique Cochlear implants (for those with profound hearing loss) Cognitive Behavioral  Therapy Drug therapy Sound therapy TMJ treatment Tinnitus Maskers Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT)   You may also find information through the following organizations: American Tinnitus Association P...

Implantable Hearing Solutions
Cochlear Implants Cochlear Implants may be an option for patients that no longer derive benefit from their hearing aids...

Robert W. Eppsteiner, MD
...  Genetics of hearing loss and predictors of cochlear implant outcome, Cochlear Implants: 3rd Edition, Thieme (In Press)...

Treating Hearing Loss
... Cochlear implants: This treatment is a great solution for severe hearing loss or when hearing aids are not an effective solution for the condition...

Are You Experiencing Hearing Loss?
... Your doctor may recommend a hearing aid, and there are several types including: A CIC hearing aid, which is completely in the ear canal, and is the most discreet hearing aid A BTE hearing aid, which is behind the ear, and is the largest hearing aid An ITE hearing aid, which is inside your ear and has a volume control Cochlear implants, which function for parts of your ear that aren’t working properly If you are experiencing hearing loss, there is not a moment to lose...

Pediatric Hearing Loss
... For permanent hearing loss, hearing aids, bone anchored hearing aids, FM systems, and/or cochlear implants may be recommended depending on the type and severity of hearing loss...