Acoustic Neuroma Association
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Cumming, GA 30041

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  On Saturday, May 12th, more than 130 acoustic neuroma patients and caregivers attended the ANA Patient Education Event hosted by Johns Hopkins Medicine Department of Neurosurgery.

The program consisted of case studies, lectures on topics including treatment, vestibular rehabilitation, hearing restoration, and facial reanimation.

Facial paralysis is often one of the biggest fears of patients considering AN treatment.  Doctors have become much more adept at preserving the facial nerve to avoid unwanted outcomes, but there are cases where the facial nerve is affected and movement is compromised.

Tinnitus is defined as the perception of noise or ringing in the ears. It is not considered to be a condition by itself, but rather a symptom of an underlying condition, usually some type of hearing loss.  There is no cure and there are different levels of severity.  This article talks about how similar sounds can make tinnitus flare up.

Hearing loss is considered an invisible illness and can therefore be challenging in daily life.  This article offers five suggestions to make your struggle more visible and ultimately, to improve your quality of life.

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Please join us for three upcoming Facebook Live events. Our own Allison Feldman will meet with doctors and patients from three California centers.