Acoustic Neuroma Association
600 Peachtree Parkway
Suite 108
Cumming, GA 30041

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To increase awareness about potential complications in patients implanted with both programmable cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunt systems and some hearing implants that contain magnets, such as cochlear implants, bone conduction hearing devices, or middle ear hearing devices, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a letter to healthcare providers on July 16.

We talk a lot about how exhausting trying to hear and understand can be for those in the AN community. For many, they also struggle with tinnitus.

Have you visited our research page lately? The Acoustic Neuroma Association posts information about acoustic neuroma medical studies and trials which may be of interest to acoustic neuroma patients or caregivers. These listings are provided as a convenience only and are not to be considered an endorsement or recommendation by ANA.

ANA Board Vice-President Neil Donnenfeld is working hard in his own neighborhood to battle noise pollution and fighting for those suffering from hearing loss and hyperacusis, an extreme sensitivity to sound.

Noisy restaurants and crowded rooms make it hard for anyone to hear, but they can be particularly difficult for those dealing with single-sided deafness. Trying to understand a conversation with a lot of background noise is exhausting, and can sometimes seem next to impossible. There is also the issue of protecting whatever hearing remains, which is different for each person with an acoustic neuroma. Potentially loud situations often make people in the AN community say they'd rather stay home.