Better HearingTOPICSby Herbert J. Hodgdon, Il, BS-HIS, PresidentWHO GIVES A HOOT?Who cares if barn owls retain their excellent hearing ability well into old age?We all should. Our ability to hear relies on small sensory cells in the inner earcalled hair cells that convert sound vibration into electrical signals that are sentto the brain. Unfortunately, when these hair-like extensions become damageddue to loud noise, aging, or disease, they do not grow back. As a result, hearingis permanently lost. However, owls and other birds are able to regenerate haircells, which helps them retain their hearing ability. If further research leads tothe discovery of the mechanism by which barn owls replace dead hair cells, itmay lead to new treatments for hearing loss in humans.Research and technology continue to work toward enhancing the quality of lifeof the hearing impaired. We'd like to do our part by providing comprehensivehearing testing and evaluations, coupled with the most advanced, comfortabledependable instruments on the market today. At BETTER HEARINGCENTER, we can help with acoustic appraisal of your hearing ability by aCertified Clinical Audiologist, discussion of the listening devices available, andfollow-up care and service of your hearing aid. As the only hearing center thathas served the Concord, New Hampshire, area for more than 55 years, We areNew Hampshire's premier hearing care provider.Sounds louder than 90 decibels will cause temporary damage to hair cells.Better Hearing Center, Inc. 2 Industrial Park Drive Concord, NH603-224-9043 www.betterhearingnh.net1240277

Date: December 21, 2017

Expired Ad

This ad expired on
January 20, 2018 (241 days ago)
more_vert

Better Hearing Center

Medical / Audiologists

Call
Call (603) 224-9043
Directions
Get directions to this
location on Google Maps.
Website
Open website
in new tab.

Text

Better Hearing TOPICS by Herbert J. Hodgdon, Il, BS-HIS, President WHO GIVES A HOOT? Who cares if barn owls retain their excellent hearing ability well into old age? We all should. Our ability to hear relies on small sensory cells in the inner ear called hair cells that convert sound vibration into electrical signals that are sent to the brain. Unfortunately, when these hair-like extensions become damaged due to loud noise, aging, or disease, they do not grow back. As a result, hearing is permanently lost. However, owls and other birds are able to regenerate hair cells, which helps them retain their hearing ability. If further research leads to the discovery of the mechanism by which barn owls replace dead hair cells, it may lead to new treatments for hearing loss in humans. Research and technology continue to work toward enhancing the quality of life of the hearing impaired. We'd like to do our part by providing comprehensive hearing testing and evaluations, coupled with the most advanced, comfortable dependable instruments on the market today. At BETTER HEARING CENTER, we can help with acoustic appraisal of your hearing ability by a Certified Clinical Audiologist, discussion of the listening devices available, and follow-up care and service of your hearing aid. As the only hearing center that has served the Concord, New Hampshire, area for more than 55 years, We are New Hampshire's premier hearing care provider. Sounds louder than 90 decibels will cause temporary damage to hair cells. Better Hearing Center, Inc. 2 Industrial Park Drive Concord, NH 603-224-9043 www.betterhearingnh.net 1240277

Other Ads

codeEmbed

Ads Widget

close

Widget URL

Embed Code

Embed these ads anywhere HTML code is accepted by pasting the snippet below.