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6 lesser-known and better-known causes of hearing loss

Selena E. Briggs, MD, Otologist, Neurotologist and Skull Base Surgeon May 18, 2017

About 48 million Americans, or approximately 20 percent of the population, have some degree of hearing loss. According to the…

Sudden hearing loss is a medical emergency: What patients need to know

Selena E. Briggs, MD, Otologist, Neurotologist and Skull Base Surgeon May 01, 2018

Every year in the U.S., one in 5,000 people experience sudden sensorineural hearing loss, or sudden hearing loss. This is…