Audiology Awareness Month

October is National Audiology Awareness Month… a time set aside to raise awareness about the causes and prevention of noise-induced hearing loss. Approximately 26 million Americans between the ages of 20 and 69 have hearing loss caused by exposure to loud noises; and as many as 16 percent of teens have reported some hearing loss that could have been caused by loud noise.

The audiology specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery explain how hearing loss in youth often presents…