Endurance Cyclist's Road to Recovery

House Research Institute Recruiting Patients for Clinical Trial of Medication to Treat NF2 Tumors

Health Health Facts for Sound Professionals and Musicians - There are many causes for hearing loss –
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Meet Amanda - As a 22-year-old graduate of Cal Poly Pomona, she's had hearing problems.
Mostly she got by. But then, last year, everything changed.

Ménière's Disease: Diagnosis in the Balance. Learn about Ménière's disease and cochlear

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News & Events

April 19, 2023

»USC Emeriti Center and House Research Institute Hearing Health Symposium - April 19th At USC's Davis School of Gerontology

Feb. 12, 2013

»Institute Recruiting Patients for Clinical Trial of Medication to Treat NF2 Tumors

Feb. 5, 2013

»Dr. Vitte's "Mouse Model of Schwannomatosis-Related Neuropathic Pain" study featured on the Dept. of Defense's Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program Website.

Jan. 22, 2013

»FDA Approves Clinical Trial of Auditory Brainstem Implant Procedure for Children

Dec. 21, 2012

»Submit a tribute to the late Dr. William F. House.

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Children's Services (CARE)

CARE Center

Hearing Loss & Options

»Not sure about your child’s hearing loss? Are you confused, scared, embarrassed? Learn more here.

Devices & Implants

»Patients benefit from many types of hearing aid technologies. Which one is right for you?

Clinical Services

»Pre-evaluations for cochlear implant candidacy, post-therapy, on-going therapy for children with hearing impairment who have speech/language problems.

Teaching & Education in California

»Educating your hearing impaired child is important. Learn about IEP or Individual Education Plans. (coming soon)

Ear Infections & More

»Ear infections or inflammation in the middle ear is usually outgrown by the time a child is seven or eight years old.

Education & Outreach

Education and Outreach

Patient Stories

»Read patients' own stories about how their hearing has affected their lives.

»Amelia Heston: When Cochlear Implants are Not an Option

Cochlear Implants?

»Designed for people with a profound hearing loss who cannot benefit from hearing aids, the cochlear implant (CI) is an electronic device that stimulates the auditory nerve with electrical signals that the brain can interpret as sound

Your help is needed - Pledge your temporal bones

»Donated bones are fully documented, studied, and analyzed to compare findings and symptoms observed during a patient's lifetime. This will help generations to come.

Ringing in your Ears?

»Tinnitus is one of the most common but misunderstood conditions. It is characterized by a ringing, hissing, buzzing or roaring sound that seems to come from inside the ears.

Ear Hygiene

» While ear wax helps protect the delicate lining of your ear canal, excessive build-up over time may lead to blockage, hearing loss and the attraction of dirt, resulting in poor ear hygiene.