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Meet the Extern – Edi

My name is Ediberto III Rodriguez De Jesus, but everybody calls me Edi. I am the JHBI Audiology Extern for the 2022-2023 year. I was born and raised in Puerto Rico, but after high school and thanks to a baseball scholarship, I decided to attend Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa. At Graceland, I completed my…

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How Does Sound Therapy Help My Tinnitus?

Key Concepts of Sound Therapy: The sound must be relaxing and pleasing to the listener The sound should be non-significant (nature sounds or white noise)—music with or without vocals has a pattern that tends to draw the brain’s attention which prevents habituation The sound must be played a volume level softer than the tinnitus—the brain…

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Maximizing Hearing Aid Benefits

Do you watch television with the volume louder than you used to? Do you have trouble understanding conversation when in a restaurant? Do you complain that people are always mumbling? These are common signs that indicate you may have a hearing loss.  The first step is to undergo a hearing evaluation by an audiologist. If…

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Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Ever wondered what you would do if you suddenly lost your hearing? In this video Dr. Green explains a medical phenomenon called Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss. He describes the condition and explains what to do if this should ever happen to you or a loved one.

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Dr. Douglas Green listed as a Top Doc in Jacksonville Magazine

J. Douglas Green, Jr., M.D. is founder and president of the Jacksonville Hearing and Balance Institute. He has a certificate of added qualification in neurotology and is recognized both nationally and internationally in the treatment of ear disease, inner ear and skull-base surgery. Not only is Dr. Green known as an expert clinician, but he…

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Introducing www.betterhearingjax.com

About a year ago, we opened a new office – The Hearing Center at Jacksonville Hearing & Balance Institute. This 1200 square foot, state-of-the-art facility is located about 200 feet down the hall from our main office. We opened The Hearing Center for several reasons. First, and probably most importantly, we needed more space. As…

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Drs. Green and Eblin Invited Speakers at 2013 Weidner Symposium

Recently, Drs. J. Douglas Green Jr. and William Eblin Jr., both from Jacksonville Hearing & Balance Institute, were invited speakers at the 2013 Weidner Symposium in Callaway Gardens, GA. The Weidner Symposium is hosted annually by the Auburn University Chapters of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Associations and the Student Academy of Audiology. This year’s topic for…

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Hearing Aids for the Treatment of Tinnitus

Tinnitus, or ringing (also commonly described as buzzing/chirping sounds) in the ears, can be a very debilitating problem. Unfortunately, tinnitus treatments are often complex and costly. One of the best, most cost-effective tinnitus treatments involves the use of hearing aids. In many cases, hearing aids are a “kill two birds with one stone” approach, and are helpful in…

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Hearing Loss Twice as Common in People with Diabetes

The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is urging people with diabetes to get their hearing tested, and is offering a free, quick, and confidential online hearing check at www.hearingcheck.org so anyone can determine if they need a comprehensive hearing test by a hearing healthcare professional. Read more about this story by clicking HERE.

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