S3422: Heads Up on Headphones: Protecting Kids’ Hearing Health
Sunday, October 9, 2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM US PDT
Location: Anaheim Convention Center, 161
Topic(s): Environmental Health and Climate Change; Otolaryngology
Personal listening devices (PLDs) are used increasingly by young people, including young children. Volume often is too loud, risking noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). Faculty will discuss susceptibility to NIHL, review types and prevalence of PLDs, and outline steps to promote safer use, including volume controls and noise cancellation.