Hearing loss is quite common, can be very frustrating and often complicated. Approximately 15% of American adults over the age of 18 report some trouble hearing. Disabling levels of hearing loss affects 8.5 percent for adults aged 55 to 64, 25 percent of those aged 65 to 74, and 50 percent of those who are 75 and older have disabling hearing loss.
If you or you know someone who is suffering from hearing loss then you’re going to want to listen to this episode as I sit down with Dr. Jameson Mattingly, in the newest podcast episode of Stay Healthy Knoxville.
Dr. Mattingly is an ENT at ENT Consultants of East Tennessee and specializes in otology/neurotology and all levels of complexity of hearing loss. As an expert in hearing loss, he helps individuals improve their hearing so they can return back to fully functioning in society.
I sit down with Dr. Mattingly to discuss the different types of hearing loss, how to prevent it, and solutions available to correct and fix hearing loss.
Listen here to find out:
What types of hearing loss are there?
- The consequences of hearing loss
- Treatments available to correct and improve your hearing
- When and if hearing aids should be prescribed
- What is a cochlear implant and when is it helpful
- And so much more…
If your affected by hearing loss or have a loved one suffering from hearing loss- Dr. Mattingly is currently accepting new clients. You can visit their website HERE, or you can directly call their office located in the Parkwest Tower at (865)693-6065
Thanks for listening and Stay Healthy Knoxville!