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Pulsatile Tinnitus
June 18, 2024

The Unwanted Beat of Pulsatile Tinnitus

by Zara Jethani

Learn about a less common form of tinnitus (ringing in the ear) known as pulsatile tinnitus which could indicate a serious underlying health issue.

January 17, 2024

Cochlear Implants, Once a Luxury, Are Helping More People Hear | Dr. Rebecca Lewis

by Anthony Effinger

For people with hearing loss, properly-fitted hearing aids can be a miracle, restoring sounds of life that have been lost to aging or disease. Listen to this episode to learn some fascinating things about how our ears and nerves allow us to hear the world, and whether you or a family member should consider cochlear implants.

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December 20, 2023

Loneliness, a Panel Discussion | Drs. Gowrinathan, Kochhar, Voelker

by Anthony Effinger

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s another scourge raging in the U.S: loneliness. About 17% of Americans reported feeling lonely “a lot of the day yesterday,” when polled by Gallup earlier this year, and a staggering 41% of single people said they did.

Hearing Loss & Cognitive Decline
November 16, 2023

Understanding the Link Between Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline: Key Insights and Prevention Strategies

by Zara Jethani

Explore the intricate connection between hearing loss and cognitive decline, including its impact on social isolation, cognitive load, sleep quality, and cognitive reserve. Discover effective strategies for mitigating cognitive decline, such as early interventions, social engagement, targeted exercises, and preventative measures. Learn about comprehensive diagnostic and treatment options available at the Pacific Eye, Ear, and Skull Base Center.

October 31, 2023

Baby Sienna Gains the Gift of Hearing After Cochlear Implant Surgery

by Brianna Rauchman

Follow five-month-old Sienna's inspiring journey, from profound bilateral hearing loss to transformative cochlear implantation at Pacific Neuroscience Institute® (PNI®). Explore the passion and expertise behind PNI's Cochlear Implant Program.

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October 2, 2023

Unilateral Hearing Loss: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

by Brianna Rauchman

Discover the causes, symptoms, and treatments of Unilateral Hearing Loss (UHL) with expert insight from an Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT ) surgeon. Learn about hearing loss solutions available at Pacific Eye, Ear, and Skull Base Center, including hearing aids, medication and cochlear implants.

Introducing Our New Speech-Language Pathology Program: Enhancing Communication and Well-being
August 23, 2023

Introducing Our New Speech-Language Pathology Program: Enhancing Communication and Well-being

by Brianna Rauchman

Discover Pacific Neuroscience Institute's new Speech-Language Pathology Program, offering personalized and evidence-based care for speech, language, swallowing, and cognitive communication impairments. Meet our expert team and experience compassionate care that enhances communication, swallow function, and overall well-being.

August 16, 2023

Hearing Restoration with the Miracle of Cochlear Implants | Courtney Voelker, MD, PhD

by Anthony Effinger

In this episode of the Think Neuro Podcast find out Dr. Courtney Voelker's mission to opening up access to the world of sound for all with Bluetooth technology and cochlear implants.

May 4, 2023

Rediscovering Music After Hearing Loss: Ronnie’s Inspiring Story

by Brianna Rauchman

Ronnie overcame severe ear pain and hearing loss with the help of Courtney Voelker, MD, PhD, at Pacific Head and Neck . Follow his journey through two successful surgeries, including a tympanoplasty and stapes bone reconstruction.

April 4, 2023

Bonebridge Device: A Life-Changing Solution for Chronic Ear Disease and Hearing Loss 

by Brianna Rauchman

Learn about the life-changing Bonebridge device for hearing loss through Ayslyn's inspiring journey. Find out how Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s Dr. Voelker and Dr. Lewis can help with comprehensive hearing diagnostics and rehabilitative support.

Last updated: May 19th, 2023