Loudness Scale


Unprotected exposure to sounds above 85 decibels for a prolonged period of time can lead to hearing loss. Use the scale below to help determine the approximate decibel levels of sounds around you.

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About Otolaryngology

Otolaryngology is the oldest medical specialty in the Untied States

Otolaryngology (pronounced oh/toe/lair/in/goll/oh/jee) is the oldest medical specialty in the United States. Otolaryngologists are commonly referred to as ENT physicians.

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