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A New Approach to Tinnitus Assessment

5/16/18 10:10 AM / by Caleb Sparkman, Au.D. posted in Tinnitus, Audiometry

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Tinnitus is the perception of sound in the ears. Tinnitus is generally regarded as a symptom of an underlying condition (i.e. acoustic trauma, age-related hearing loss). Studies have approximated that 10-15% of people in the United States have tinnitus. Tinnitus can be described in two ways:

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Happy 40th to e3 Med-Acoustics!

4/30/18 8:42 AM / by e3 Diagnostics posted in e3 News

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e3 Diagnostics is proud to celebrate the 40th anniversary of e3 Med-Acoustics this year. To observe this remarkable achievement, we’ve put together a brief history of the company and its rise to success. Here’s how it became the leading provider of audiology equipment sales and service in the Southeast!

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Best Practices to Prevent Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in the Workplace

3/27/18 2:56 PM / by Adam Dawson posted in Occupational Health

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These Tips Can Help People In Very Noisy Workplaces

Do you have any idea how many people occupational hearing specialists for American workplaces can help?

Let’s look at some facts as we figure out the answer. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 22 million Americans are exposed to “potentially damaging” noise in the workplace every year. About one-third of Americans in these kinds of workplaces do, in fact, experience noise-induced hearing loss, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported.
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The Potential Benefits of Using VR in Vestibular Therapy

3/27/18 2:53 PM / by e3 Diagnostics posted in Vestibular

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Precise figures for the prevalence of vestibular disorders are difficult to pin down.

But recent studies suggest that some 35% of people aged over 40 in the US have suffered some degree of vestibular dysfunction; while at least another 5% have had problems with dizziness or balance.

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AAA 2018 Preview: Rockin’ in Nashville

3/27/18 8:30 AM / by Adam Dawson posted in e3 News, Audiometry

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We’re just a few short weeks away from AAA 2018, where the audiology world’s best and brightest will gather to learn about what’s new in hearing health. Just in case you’re not already as excited as we are, here is what you can look forward to seeing from e3 and our manufacturer partners:

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Q1 Vestibular/Balance News & Research Roundup

3/26/18 9:38 AM / by Adam Dawson posted in Vestibular, Research

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Q1 Occupational Hearing Health News & Research Roundup

3/23/18 4:50 PM / by Adam Dawson posted in Occupational Health, Research

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As hearing professionals, it’s important to stay on top of the latest news and research so you can be informed about newly established practices, discoveries in the auditory system, new technologies for better hearing loss detection and hearing protection, and more! Here are some noteworthy studies and news stories related to occupational hearing health from Q1 2018:

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Q1 Hearing Research Roundup

3/23/18 2:38 PM / by Adam Dawson posted in Audiometry, Research

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In the audiology world, it’s important to keep your ears and eyes open for the latest clinical research. Doing so ensures you are in the know about recent advancements and discoveries in the auditory system, patient care, technology, and other things that can grow your professional knowledge. At e3, we love delving into new research and sharing it with our customers, so we’ve put together a short list of interesting reads from the past few months.

Here are some noteworthy audiology research studies that were released in the first quarter of 2018:

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Build Your Own Vestibular Training Curriculum with AIB

3/8/18 5:21 PM / by Adam Dawson posted in Vestibular

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Looking to grow your knowledge on vestibular testing and rehabilitation, but don’t know where to start? The American Institute of Balance (AIB) has the perfect solution for you!

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The Role of Vestibular Rehabilitation in Concussion Treatment

3/2/18 3:11 PM / by e3 Diagnostics posted in Vestibular

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After a concussion, many health professionals prescribe only one remedy for treating symptoms: rest. For decades, the prevailing thought within the medical industry was that rest alone is the best method for reducing and eventually eliminating the effects of a concussion.

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