Diagnostic Hearing Evaluations

 

Types of Hearing Loss

  • Conductive
  • Sensorineural
  • Mixed

 

Symptoms of hearing loss

  • Ringing in the ears or Tinnitus
  • Trouble hearing on the phone
  • Asking others to repeat themselves frequently
  • Turning up the volume on the TV or radio 
  • Difficulties understanding speech, especially in noisy environments
  • The perception that other people are mumbling
  • Avoiding noisy places
  • Feeling tired after attending social events

 

Treatment of Hearing Loss

The treatment method of hearing loss depends entirely on the cause of the loss. If you have a type of hearing loss that can be assisted with hearing aids, our audiologists will work with you to find the best hearing aid option for your daily lifestyle and budget.

 

Tinnitus or Ringing in the Ears

It is important to note that tinnitus is not a disease or a condition but rather a symptom of:

  • Age related hearing loss
  • Exposure to loud noise
  • Earwax blockage
  • Menieres Disease
  • Medications

SOURCE: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tinnitus/symptoms-causes/syc-20350156

 

How Can We Help

Many people who suffer from tinnitus, find relief from wearing a hearing aid with a tinnitus masker on it. It is important to talk with your audiologist to determine which aid is best for you and to ensure it is programmed appropriately to your tinnitus symptoms.