Why is Hearing Loss a Public Health Concern?

Question: People do not die from hearing loss, so why should it be added to the list of public health concerns like tobacco use and obesity? Answer: Because hearing loss is highly prevalent, with numerous associated health risks that burden affected individuals, their family, and their community. Older adults in the United States are disproportionately afflicted with hearing loss, with …

CDC Study: 1 in 4 US Adults Who Report Good Hearing Already Have Hearing Loss

According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (February 7, 2017), 1 out of 4 US adults who report excellent to good hearing already have hearing damage. The new CDC Vital Signs report by Yulia Carroll, MD, PhD and colleagues finds that many of those with hearing damage report no workplace noise exposure. …

Greece Hearing Center Opens Brighton Office

Clear Choice Hearing and Balance, an audiology practice specializing in tinnitus and other hearing and imbalance disorders, recently opened a new office in Westfall Surgery Center, 1065 Senator Keating Blvd., Rochester. The hearing center expanded to Brighton to meet the growing demands of hearing loss. Since opening its Greece office on Canal Landing Boulevard in 2008, the need for diagnosis …

Hearing Conservation Through Partnership With Musicians

Most audiologists will agree that musicians are not like other patients. Clinical encounters with musicians are often and affectionately described as challenging, with the potential to be highly rewarding. Musicians often push our understanding of sound and hearing to the limits, not because they are inherently difficult, but because they live and breathe sound. Music professionals have a thorough understanding …

Article on musicians and hearing loss

Audiologist Ron D’Angelo wrote an article that was published in the January, 2017 edition of the Journal of the International Trumpet Guild. The article concerns the intelligent use of hearing conservation strategies and products for musicians and music teachers. A professional trumpet player when he is not seeing patients at our Greece and Brighton offices, Ron has experience on both sides of …

New Brighton Location

Clear Choice Hearing and Balance is excited to announce our Brighton office has moved to a new location. A stone’s throw from our current space, the new suite allows us to better serve you in an opulent, spacious environment. The office provides us with two concurrent audio test booths, improved facilities for vestibular assessment and rehabilitation, as well as hearing …

Public presentation October 7

On Friday October 7th we will be participating in the Day of Hearing at Nazareth College, sponsored by Rochester chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA). Local audiologists will be speaking on various topic related to the ears and hearing. Ron D’Angelo, AuD will be presenting on the topic, “A new spin…vertigo, imbalance and hearing loss” from 10:15-11:00 …