(Sound sensitivity & decreased sound tolerance)
Hyperacusis is a rare ear disorder that makes it hard to deal with everyday normal sounds. It can also be referred to decrease sound tolerance or noise sensitivity. People who suffer from Hyperacusis may interpret a loud sound as unbearably even though individuals around them don’t seem to notice a problem. The prevalence of Hyperacusis is 1 in 50,000 people and oddly enough have normal hearing, it’s usually accompanied by a condition called tinnitus, which is a ringing, roaring or buzzing in your ear. This condition requires the help of an expert like Dr. Godinez who will go over your medical history, examine your ears, perform a thorough hearing evaluation and establish a treatment plan tailored to your condition.
Stop suffering and get the help you deserve! We evaluate and provide treatment for Hyperacusis. If you think you might have Hyperacusis, call us today to make an appointment at 818.783.0322