Sometimes I’ll hear a really high-pitched sound and nothing else. What’s going on?
This is technically tinnitus, or the perception of a sound that isn’t there, says Daniel Jethanamest, MD, the director of otology, neurotology, and skull-base surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. But it’s not the chronic tinnitus that seems to affect people as the result of hearing damage or age-related hearing loss.
Sourced through Scoop.it from: nymag.com