Tinnitus affects about 10-15% of the global population and occurs in nearly 90% of individuals with hearing loss.
What Is Tinnitus?
Tinnitus (pronounced TINN-it-us or tin-EYE-tus) refers to sounds that are heard in your ears or head without an external sound source.
Tinnitus can sound like a wide variety of sounds including, but not limited to:
It can be constant or sporadic and range from barely noticeable to roaring.
At Capital Institute of Hearing & Balance, our doctors are trained in evidenced-based evaluation and treatment methods for tinnitus. Based on your unique symptoms, we will develop the most appropriate treatment plan for you and will help you take control and experience relief from your tinnitus. Plans include a tiered-care technique with levels that may include basic education, use of sound generators, group counseling, and techniques to reduce the negative thinking we have assigned to our tinnitus.
Contact us to schedule your initial evaluation and see if tinnitus therapy is right for you!