Audiology

Audiology Outlook

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, audiology is considered a "bright outlook" occupation, a designation it received because of its excellent job outlook. Employment is expected to grow 29% by the year 2024… which is much faster than the average for other occupations.

With such a promising outlook, more and more young adults are choosing Audiology as their career path. We decided to talk with Paige Holt, a Doctor of Audiology with the Audiology and Hearing Aid team at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery  to find out what drew her to this sophisticated occupation.

We also welcome you to check out their all-new website for even more information about the team and their services.

Too Much Noise

Right now one in five American teens suffer from some form of hearing loss, according to a study by the Journal of the American Medical Association. In 1994 that rate was roughly one in eight.

Much of the rise in teen hearing loss is attributed to Noise Induced Hearing Loss, a form of hearing loss that develops when the inner ear is damaged by prolonged exposure to harmful sound levels.

We spoke with the Audiology specialists at  Lake Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery to find out how much noise is too much noise…