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Hope for a Drug to Prevent Hearing Loss

Because hearing loss usually cannot be reversed, preventative care is really the only way to protect your ability to hear. Noise-induced hearing loss is one of the most common types of loss, and scientists are working on a way to block the sound receptors in the ear that are responsible for it, preventing them from transmitting noise information to the brain. This procedure, referred to as “chemical earmuffs,” keeps the receptors from becoming damaged without muffling sound. Currently, development is still in the early stages, but the goal is to create a hearing protection drug that can be taken by people commonly exposed to excessive noise, such as soldiers and construction workers, before exposure occurs.

All too often we take our hearing for granted, forgetting to protect it from today’s busy, noisy world. However, hearing protection is extremely importation for anyone who regularly spends time in high-noise environments. Until science catches up with innovations like “chemical earmuffs” and other advances, wearing earplugs to safeguard against loud noise and keeping headphones at a reasonable volume levels are your best bet to avoid noise-induced hearing loss. If you are concerned about your hearing, schedule an appointment with a hearing aid specialist at ABSOLUTE HEARING SOLUTIONS.

P.S. Trials to develop a drug that can prevent noise-induced hearing loss has shown promising results laboratories, but human trials are still a long way off.

If you and or a loved one are experiencing problems with your ears or hearing, please call 614-654-4309.

To schedule a comprehensive hearing exam, please call ABSOLUTE HEARING SOLUTIONS today at 614-654-4309. Our professional hearing experts bring modern hearing testing, economical digital hearing aids and satisfaction guarantees to the next level! Our office is located at 1000 Morrison Rd., Suite H, Gahanna, Ohio. We provide clients with hearing exams, high-quality digital hearing aids, and personalized hearing services you can trust.

Many of our patients have discovered that traveling to Gahanna was worth their drive. We beat competitor's pricing by 30% -70%, we have the top ten leading hearing aid brands, we have the top speech and hearing testing equipment in the state, we use speech mapping to maximize hearing aid performance, and we put our customers first. Come and see why patients are willing to make the drive to invest in their hearing. We look forward to hearing from you.

We offer special discounts and promotions to veterans, police officers, and firefighters.

We are In-Network with Anthem Blue Cross, Cigna Insurance, Medical Mutual Insurance, Medigold Insurance, United Healthcare Insurance, and many more.

We are the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 Super Service Award winner on Angie's List. We were voted Top Pick by the Columbus Dispatch 2016, 2017, and 2018.

P.S. We use these hearing aid companies and many more: Starkey, Phonak, Siemens, Unitron, Microtech, GN Resound, Rexton, Oticon, and Widex. Plus, we have the same products as Miracle Ear!

We take bite out of the cost of hearing aids!

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Awards & Affiliations

Voted #1 Hearing center in Columbus, OH for 2017, 2018 & 2019.

Angie's List 2013 Super Service Award
Angie's List Super Service Award 2014
2015 Angie's list Super Service Award
Angie's list Super Service Award 2016
2017 Angie's list Super Service Award
Angie's List 2018 Super Service Award
Angie's List 2019 Super Service Award
Angie's List 2020 Super Service Award
The Dispatch: CBUS Top Pick 2016
#1 The Dispatch: CBUS Top Pick 2017
#1 The Dispatch: CBUS Top Pick 2018
#1 The Dispatch: CBUS Top Picks 2019
#1 The Dispatch: CBUS Top Picks 2020
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