Understanding Hearing Loss

“Understanding Hearing Loss” at the Livingston Public Library, May 24, 7 pm

People of all ages experience gradual hearing loss, often due to the natural aging process, long exposure to loud noise or other medical conditions.

According to the website HealthyHearing (www.healthyhearing.com), untreated hearing loss is associated with lower quality of life, depression, social isolationunemployment and lower earnings at workhigher medical bills for other health issues, high blood pressure and even a higher risk of dangerous trips and falls. Hearing loss can have far-reaching implications for you and those close to you.

If you are looking for more information on the topic, the talk entitled “Understanding Hearing Loss” on Thursday May 24 at 7 pm at the Library is for you. In this free community lecture, in collaboration with the Summit Medical Group, you will learn about ear anatomy, how the hearing sense works, and the most advanced surgical practices and technology for treating hearing loss.

The presenters are:  Jed A. Kwartler, MD, Otologist/NeurotologistMarykate Vaughn, AuD, CCC/A, Audiologist

Jed A. Kwartler, MD, is Director of Summit Medical Group Otology/Neurotology.  Recognized as a leading ear surgeon in the New York metropolitan area, Dr. Kwartler performed New Jersey's first cochlear implant in a child in 1993. He is an advocate for adults and children who are hard of hearing and he supports hearing testing for newborns. In addition to his position at Summit Medical Group, he is Clinical Associate Professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark.

Marykate Vaughn, AuD/CCC-A, has more than 20 years' experience in comprehensive diagnostic and hearing aid services for infants, children, and adults. Dr. Vaughn has expertise in diagnostic audiologic evaluations, hearing aid dispensing, hearing aid counseling, speech mapping, pediatric visual reinforcement audiometry, pediatric conditioned-oriented response, and auditory processing. She has worked in diverse environments, including hospitals, private practice, and otolaryngology and industrial settings. Dr. Vaughn is a recipient of the New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association Distinguished Service Award.

The program (talk followed by Q & A) is free and open to all but registration is required.  To register, 
Call 908-277-8889 or sign up online at: summitmedicalgroup.com/events

 

Thu, May 24
7:00 pm — 8:30 pm
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“Understanding Hearing Loss” at the Livingston Public Library, May 24, 7 pm

People of all ages experience gradual hearing loss, often due to the natural aging process, long exposure to loud noise or other medical conditions.

According to the website HealthyHearing (www.healthyhearing.com), untreated hearing loss is associated with lower quality of life, depression, social ...

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