Blame Technology for Rise in Hearing Loss Among Younger People

Hearing loss is common in Santa Barbara and across California. There is a common (but false) perception that only older people experience hearing impairment. The truth is, hearing loss affects people of all ages. In fact, it’s becoming increasingly prevalent among younger folks – thanks in large part to technology. Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Affects Everybody

Singing Helps Kids with Cochlear Implants

Cochlear implants help many people with hearing loss in Santa Barbara whose impairment is too severe for hearing aids. For children, whose language development is dependent upon an ability to hear, they can be life-changing. In order for kids with cochlear implants to hear even more effectively, researchers recommend singing. The Benefits of Singing Children