Researchers find potential cure for noise-induced hearing loss

February 28, 2014 in Research

From KLTV7 – KLTV.com 2/26/14

A new procedure could soon help people who have noise-induced hearing loss.

A new procedure could soon help people who have noise-induced hearing loss.

By Kristen King – email,

If you know someone who works in a construction site or listens to their music a little too loudly, then this story is for you. Very loud noises are one of the most common causes of hearing loss. Now a new study says that loss of hearing may not have to be permanent.

Almost 50 million Americans are affected by hearing loss. Dr Jennifer Holdman of Livingston Audiology and Hearing Aid Center gives tests to determine noise induced hearing loss.

“We have noise exposure from occupations. Right now, hearing aids are the only solution. Nothing’s perfect but we can get people where they need to be able to communicate clearly with their loved ones,” says Holdman.

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