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A Better Hearing Inc
(239) 249-3032
1829 Tamiami Trail N
Naples, FL
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Sunday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM by Appointment ,Monday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM by Appointment ,Tuesday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM by Appointment ,Wednesday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM by Appointment ,Thursday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM by Appointment ,Friday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM by Appointment ,Saturday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM by Appointment
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Dr. Mark Montgomery, MD, FACS
(239) 494-4197
9240 Bonita Beach Rd Ste 1106
Bonita Springs, FL
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SundayClosed ,Monday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM by Appointment ,Tuesday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM by Appointment ,Wednesday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM by Appointment ,Thursday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM by Appointment ,Friday08:00 AM - 02:00 PM by Appointment ,SaturdayClosed
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Advanced Audiology of New Tampa, LLC
(813) 435-1396
27511 Cashford Cir Ste 101
Wesley Chapel, FL
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Advanced Audiology of New Tampa, LLC was founded in 2007 by Jody C. Pianin, Au.D. on the age-old principle that the patient always comes first. We provide audiological services to both children and adults, including diagnostic hearing testing and the fitting of amplification including hearing aids and assistive listening devices (ALDs). We also offer a wide variety of hearing aid options featuring a range of styles and features, and at a range of prices. In addition, we are able to service a
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SundayClosed ,Monday09:00 AM - 05:00 AM ,Tuesday09:00 AM - 05:00 AM ,Wednesday09:00 AM - 05:00 AM ,Thursday09:00 AM - 05:00 AM ,FridayClosed ,SaturdayClosed
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Sound Advice Hearing Solutions
(727) 346-6922
3173 4th St N
Saint Petersburg, FL
Services
The Sound Advice Hearing team is committed to an exceptional level of customer service and a stress-free hearing healthcare experience. Our skilled, caring staff of professionals works hard to ensure your hearing correction experience is seamless, easy and effective. As an independent practice, we can offer our clients any make and model of hearing aid. We are proud to offer free hearing tests and risk free one-week trials of all the latest devices and accessories.We repair all makes and model
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SundayClosed ,Monday09:00 AM - 04:00 PM ,Tuesday09:00 AM - 04:00 PM ,Wednesday09:00 AM - 04:00 PM ,Thursday09:00 AM - 04:00 PM ,Friday09:00 AM - 04:00 PM ,SaturdayClosed
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Florida Hospital
(407) 378-4410
711 E Altamonte Dr Ste 200
Altamonte Springs, FL
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HEARING INSTRUMENT TECHNOLOGYFlorida Hospital Hearing Centers are committed to providing the latest hearing instrument technology. It is our goal to assist patients in improving their communication ability in everyday listening environments. Through testing and discussion with our patients, our staff provides recommendations to help meet each patients communication needs. Different levels of hearing instrument technology, ranging from conventional to completely digital technology, are available
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SundayClosed
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Hearing In Paradise Inc
(239) 206-3971
5600 Trail Blvd Ste 16
Naples, FL
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Professional ServiceOutside services include Assisted and Independent living facilities and in home care by appointment.
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SundayClosed
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Miami Hearing Aid Center Inc.
(888) 658-1526
3661 S Miami Ave Ste 410
Miami, FL
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At every HearFlorida Hearing Loss Center, we examine every aspect of your hearing loss and your listening environment to recommend the best style and technology of hearing device most appropriate for you. We offer a wide variety of the latest digital hearing aids and popular brands such as Siemens, Unitron, Starkey, Phonak, Widex, Vivatone, Lyric, Oticon, Rexton, and Resound. All hearing devices have a 30-day satisfaction period.
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SundayClosed ,Monday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM by Appointment ,Tuesday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM by Appointment ,Wednesday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM by Appointment ,Thursday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM by Appointment ,Friday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM by Appointment ,SaturdayClosed
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Hearing and Balance Associates of NW Florida
(850) 364-4156
1818 Miccosukee Commons Dr
Tallahassee, FL
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Comprehensive hearing evaluations of all ages, hearing aid fittings (most manufacturers), onsite repair lab, free hearing aid demos, minimum 30 day trial on all hearing aids. Comprehensive balance and dizziness assessment - onsite board certified Neurologist and physical therapy.
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SundayClosed ,Monday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Tuesday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Wednesday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Thursday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Friday08:00 AM - 02:30 PM ,SaturdayClosed
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Southpoint Hearing Center
(904) 647-1958
7051 Southpoint Pkwy 3rd Floor
Jacksonville, FL
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Free hearing evaluations, hearing aid sales, service and repairs (all makes, all models), hearing aid adjustments and reprogramming, hearing aid supplies and batteries, assisted listening supplies, cerumen management.
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SundayClosed ,Monday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Tuesday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Wednesday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Thursday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Friday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,SaturdayClosed
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Gilliom Audiology, PA
(904) 746-4039
2051 Art Museum Dr Ste 130
Jacksonville, FL
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SundayClosed ,Monday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Tuesday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Wednesday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Thursday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,Friday08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ,SaturdayClosed
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Hearing Loss Help » Sympathetic Hearing Loss

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August 8, 2007: 3:06 pm: Dr. Neil Hearing Loss

Sympathetic Hearing Loss

 by Neil Bauman, Ph.D.

A man wrote:

Your site ( http://www.hearinglosshelp.com ) is extremely informative. I do have a question. I am a member of ANA (Acoustic Neuroma Association) and there was one member a long time ago that experienced sympathetic hearing loss following AN surgery. Recently, there are others reporting AIED (Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease) following radiation and just watching the tumor. I was wondering if treatments for acoustic neuroma cause AIED, or is it that some people are just destined to acquire this no matter what the situation? Is sympathetic hearing loss and AIED the same thing?

Good questions. Strange as it may seem, sympathetic hearing loss is where you lose hearing in one ear from some cause, then later, your remaining ear loses its hearing--seemingly in sympathy for the first ear.

Now to answer your questions. Is sympathetic hearing loss and AIED the same thing? The answer is technically no--although they may be related at times. This is because if you had AIED in one ear, it could result in sympathetic hearing loss in the other ear according to one theory. Here’s how they think it works.

Some doctors think that the ear may be only partially “immune privileged.” This means that your body may not know about all the antigens in your inner ear. Therefore, when/if they are released into the rest of your body (perhaps following surgery or an infection) your body may think they are foreign agents, and thus wrongly attack these “foreign” antigens. The result could be hearing loss in your other, formerly good, ear.

Dr. Timothy Hain observed that some patients treated for acoustic neuromas have delayed sympathetic hearing loss in the opposite ear. This can also happen if you are treated for Meniere’s Disease in one ear, or if you are treated with radiation for a tumor in one ear.

Thus, there does seem to be some credibility to this theory, but it certainly isn’t the case in everybody with AIED. Dr. Hain suspects sympathetic hearing only occurs in about 1% of the patients in which inner ear antigens are released into the rest of the body following surgery, or other treatments. (1)

(1) Hain, Timothy. Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease (AIED) http://www.dizziness-and-balance.com/disorders/autoimmune/aied.html

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  1. Ellen Wagner Says:
    after publication. --> December 30th, 2008 at 12:14 pm

    I received total brain radiation (25 treatments) following surgical removal of a brain tumor metastisis.

    I am having problems with both ears. The outsides blistered the last week of treatments and I noticed a hearing loss. I went to an ENT and was given Rx ear drops (antibiotic/steriod)and will be scheduled for a hearing test in a week or...

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