There are many styles of hearing aids. The degree of the hearing loss, power and options requirements, manual dexterity abilities, cost factors, and cosmetic concerns are some of the factors that will determine the style the patient will use.
Complete hearing tests for children from age four to adults of any age provided by licensed clinical audiologists who hold the Doctor of Audiology degree. Evaluations include measurements of hearing sensitivity for air and bone conducted sounds, measurements of word recognition ability, and assessment of the middle ear functions.
A common condition among millions of Americans who perceive a sound within the ear or head in the absence of a corresponding sound in the environment. It is a condition that many find frightening or annoying. Special surveys and questionnaires are used together with treatment options and special testing to help mitigate the annoyance. Mild tinnitus cases are seen for treatment, while more severe cases are referred out for more advanced assessment and therapy.