ST. CLAIRSVILLE – Adults from all walks of life find themselves dealing with the often debilitating health condition called tinnitus, or ringing in the ears. In fact, as many as 50 million Americans will at some point find themselves living with the condition. Fortunately, an innovative medical device now available by prescription at Davison Audiology may offer relief.
The Levo System, an FDA-cleared medical device, mimics the specific sound of a patient's individual tinnitus. The patient listens to this Sound Match nightly through ear buds while sleeping. Over time the brain naturally learns to ignore the tinnitus sound, diminishing its impact and intensity, to improve quality of life.
"We are excited to provide this innovative technology to all Ohio Valley residents suffering with tinnitus. This goes above and beyond the traditional counseling and education by offering the patient a wearable device that is both convenient and effective. Tinnitus sufferers range in severity from being distracted, annoyed, or exhausted to being totally disabled. This sleep therapy device now offers hope to tinnitus patients that have not had success with conventional techniques," said Linda Davison, owner and audiologist with Davison Audiology.
The Levo System therapy has been available in the US since 2014 where it has already provided relief for many people living with tinnitus. A recently released randomized study by the National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research at the VA Portland Health Care System demonstrated that therapy with the Levo System Sound Match showed greater reduction in tinnitus intensity than a traditional masker, long considered the standard of care for treating tinnitus.
To schedule an appointment at any one of the five locations to experience the Levo System firsthand, contact Davison Audiology at 740-695-1058.
Davison Audiology office locations:
Ohio Valley Medical Center (OVMC) Wheeling, W.Va.
East Ohio Regional Hospital (EORH) Martins Ferry
East Ohio Medical Center (EOMC) St. Clairsville
Barnesville Medical Center, Barnesville
Witten Professional Bldg., New Martinsville, W.Va.
For information on the Levo System, visit http://otoharmonics.com.