New Advancement in Bluetooth Hearing Aids!

Bluetooth technology has been available in hearing aids for a number of years with great success especially with cell phone conversations. Another common struggle reported by many users is difficulty understanding television and their friends/family report it’s very loud. To help with this issue, hearing aid manufacturers have created accessories to connect to the TV…

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Hearing Loss and Travel

For individuals with hearing loss, traveling by plane can be a particularly stressful experience. As the summer months approach and we begin to make travel plans to see friends and family, keep the following tips in mind for a stress-free and enjoyable traveling experience. -Sign up for e-mails from your airline in order to receive…

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Hearing Aid Advancements and Remote Programming Updates

At Jacksonville Hearing and Balance Institute, we are pleased to offer the newest technology in regards to hearing healthcare. Hearing technology has vastly improved over the years with advancements including rechargeability and Bluetooth compatibility. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the audiologists at JHBI have started offering remote programming for our hearing aid patients to…

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Hearing Loss in the Spotlight at the Oscars

Hearing loss and the Deaf community took center stage at the 94th Academy Awards on March 27. 2022. The movie ‘CODA’ was nominated for an won Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Troy Kotsur), and Best Adapted Screenplay. The movie ‘CODA’ is about a normal hearing teenager whose parents are Deaf and how she navigates her…

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Why an Audiologist

Acoustic Neuroma

We explore all available treatment options for patients diagnosed with acoustic neuromas Acoustic neuroma, also known as vestibular schwannoma, is a benign growth (or tumor) arising from the nerves of balance. These tumors typically develop in a small tunnel between the ear and the brain (known as the internal auditory canal). Over time, if these…

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Balance Disorders

We can help you to overcome dizziness or balance problems Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo The inner ear, also known as the labyrinth, is a specialized organ contained deep within the head. It is found within the temporal bone, one of the bones of the skull. Within the inner ear, there are two functioning centers: the…

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Hearing Disorders

We use advanced techniques to treat a variety of hearing disorders Cholesteatoma There are three main parts to the ear: the outer ear, middle ear, and inner ear. The outer ear consists of the pinna or auricle and the ear canal. The ear canal is shaped like a curved tube and at one end lies…

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Sudden Hearing Loss

Many types of hearing loss happen gradually over a period of months or years. Sometimes, hearing loss can occur suddenly without any warning. Sudden hearing loss often affects one ear and may be accompanied by tinnitus and/or vertigo. When hearing loss occurs suddenly, it is critical to receive treatment ASAP. Sudden hearing loss is considered a…

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Walk-In Repair Clinic

Walk-In Repair ClinicIf you are experiencing problems with your hearing aid Walk-In clinic is available on Tue from 10am -11:30am and Thurs from 1pm – 2:30pm. No appointment necessary. To make an appointment call the Hearing Center at (904) 399-0350

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