Hearing Aid Services
Our Audiology department is committed to providing the best hearing aid services and care. We offer the latest in hearing aid technology and provide patients with a wide range of styles and shapes.
Following the initial evaluation, should the audiologist determine that a patient has a none-medical problem with their hearing, then a treatment option of using hearing aids may be recommended. Just as with the case of all electronics, hearing aids are “not what they used to be”. Many manufactures produce devices that utilize computer capabilities to enhance the processing of speech, making soft sounds audible and loud sounds comfortable. No adjustment of volume needs to be made by the patient. In addition, many patients with this advanced technology report much better understanding in the presence of noise. This includes noisy restaurants and other social situations. In order to “prove” these enhancements in hearing, patients are provided with a minimum of a 30 days trial period with amplification to allow them to experience the difference. Improved communication skills leads to a better and more complete lifestyle. In this day and age of technology no patient with a hearing problem should experience life in a confused “sound” world.
For swimmers, those in high noise environments and for those in the music profession, custom ear molds can provide protection from further hearing loss.
Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs)
ALDs are used when hearing aids are not sufficient to fully rectify a patient’s hearing problems. ALDs include devices for television, telephone, and FM and infrared amplification for classroom or theaters.
- Hearing protection and earplugs
- Custom Ear Molds including: Swim Molds, Hearing Protection, Musician Earplugs