Category: Hearing

Close up of senior man's hearing aid in ear

January 19, 2022

Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids? Know Your Options

OTC hearing aids may be available soon, but a prescription is likely to work best.

Hearing

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ENT physician examining ear of a female patient with an instrument.

April 14, 2021

Ears Ringing? Here’s Why and What You Can Do

While many experience tinnitus occasionally, severe cases can be unbearable.

Ear Health, Hearing

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close-up view of person holding hand up to ear

February 11, 2020

Say What? Seven Tips for Getting in Tune with Your Hearing

Here’s how to protect your hearing before and after you notice a change.

Hearing

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The surgery was performed by Dr. Harold Pillsbury

March 25, 2015

Patient at UNC Hospitals is first in U.S. to receive newly approved...

Dr. Harold Pillsbury performed the surgery to implant a newly FDA-approved device that enables wearers to have MRI scans when needed. This was not possible with earlier cochlear implant models.

Hearing, Innovation, Technology

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UNC Chapel

August 13, 2014

War vet receives his hearing back

Dr. Oliver Adunka, an ENT surgeon at UNC Health Care, was able to get Dac Carpenter into a clinical trial that installed a sound bridge in one ear. That allows Dac to hear just like he did before he was injured.

Clinical Trials, Devices, Hearing, UNC Stories

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