Head & Neck Surgery, Otology – Neurotology
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Articles of Dr. Voelker
Another theory is that the coronavirus causes an inflammation cascade that damages the inner ear hair cells, Voelker said. And because of mounting evidence that shows COVID can cause abnormal...
The new Cochlear Implant Program founded by Courtney Voelker, MD, PhD, at the Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) has, since it opened in May, successfully implanted devices in 14 patients to create or restore hearing. Patients range from 5 months old to 81 years.
“When you turn it on for a child who has never heard before, it’s very moving,” Dr. Voelker said.
In present times, people are living loud more than ever before! Adults and children are wearing their wireless headphones to stream music, podcasts, movies, and phone calls all day long. New parents are using noise machines at high levels to help their babies get to sleep. Concerts, sporting events, and even our car stereos are all giving us high doses of...