Better Hearing From Darkness?

What do Ray Charles (Click on Ray for a Song) and Stevie Wonder  (Click on Stevie for a song) have in common?  Besides super music, both people were blind, which, according to recent studies, may enhance hearing not only for acuity, but for quality as well.  A few months go, Hearing International published an article about…

Read More

Disease Modifying Drugs for Hearing Loss

Most audiologists know that the ability to hear relies upon small sensory cells or “hair cells” in the inner ear.  Many types of commonly acquired hearing loss are the result of damage or death to these delicate hair cells, including noise-induced hearing loss, presbycusis (age-related hearing loss), and ototoxic hearing loss (hearing loss that occurs…

Read More