Dispelling the inaccuracies of hearing loss in Sound of Metal. As an audiologist for the past 24 years with 13 of those years focused on the specialized hearing needs of musicians, sound engineers, and audiophiles, I couldn’t believe, even from the beginning of the movie, all of the inaccuracies of the portrayal of hearing loss, its causes, treatment, and rehabilitation. I am thrilled about the awareness and attention the movie has given to the subject matter of hearing and hearing loss and am hoping to use that attention to dispel the inaccuracies and shine a light on reality so that people can practice, play and listen to music without fear.
Posts tagged Hearing Health
As we grow older, hearing loss is something we will all have to deal with in one way or another. Human hearing deteriorates at different rates and severity for each of us. As members of the audio community, it is extremely important for us to keep our ears in tip-top condition for as long as possible.
SoundGirls Presents Hearing Health with Musicians Hearing Solutions Join SoundGirls for an evening learning about hearing health, live sound, noise-induced loss and how to prevent it. Learn about IEMS and ear plugs and how to use them properly. Dr. Julie Glick of Musicians Hearing Solutions will have demos of different IEMS available; JH Audio, Ultimate […]