From Evaluation and Surgery to Life with a Cochlear Implant

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The Eye & Ear Foundation’s May 23 webinar, “From Evaluation and Surgery to Life with a Cochlear Implant,” featured three panelists. A UPMC cochlear implant surgeon, audiologist, and cochlear implant […]

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Making Care Available to All

S+S, Spring 2024, p. 6 Community care has long been a focus point in the Departments of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology. In the past few years, however, both Departments — along […]

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Using Multiple Treatment Approaches to Improve Tinnitus

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By Lori Zitelli, Au.D., CH-TM, Managing Audiologist, UPMC Audiology We estimate that approximately 15% of the population of the United States experiences tinnitus, a noise in the ears or head. […]

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Expansion of Telemedicine & Remote UPMC Audiology Services

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By Lori Zitelli, Au.D., CH-TM, Manager, UPMC Audiology Department While audiologists are licensed healthcare providers qualified to provide diagnostic and rehabilitative hearing and balance services, there is currently a shortage […]

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Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline

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The Eye & Ear Foundation’s January 24th webinar addressed a topic that frightens some people. Titled “Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline,” Catherine V. Palmer, PhD, Chair of the Department of […]

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A New Horizon for Hearing Care

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S+S, Fall 2023 The Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh is creating a premier Pittsburgh Hearing Institute, to be housed on the sixth floor of the new UPMC […]

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Tinnitus Treatment Options

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Viewers of the Eye & Ear Foundation’s June 12th webinar, “Tinnitus Treatment Options: To Audiology and Beyond” were treated to an overview of tinnitus treatment options and lifestyle changes that […]

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The Impact of Providing Care at Mission of Mercy

Now in its seventh year, Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh has treated over 5,000 patients since its inception. This free two-day dental, eye, and hearing clinic is for the underserved members […]

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Hearing SUPPORT – Making Sense of Your Choices for Hearing Health

S+S Spring 2023 To meet the critical need for a reliable performance standard for amplification technology independent of industry claims, the Hearing SUPPORT project was created. It will now become […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Over the Counter Hearing Aids

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The FDA finally approved over the counter (OTC) hearing aids. Now what? For the last three years, Catherine Palmer, PhD, Professor and Interim Chair in the Department of Communication Science […]

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Mission of Mercy 2022

Kim Armbruster had heard a little about the Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh free dental clinics over the past couple of years but had not been to one. This year, she […]

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