Services Diagnostic Hearing Evaluations The audiometric evaluation consists of pure tone air and bone conduction testing. Testing pure tones is done to determine the degree of hearing loss and whether hearing loss is conductive or sensorineural. Speech audiometry is obtained to evaluate the individual’s ability to understand speech at an elevated comfortable volume. Speech discrimination is also tested to determine how much a person will understand when wearing hearing aids. Battery Sales * Common battery sizes are 10, 13, 312 and 675. To identify the battery size, manufacturers use an industry standard color code system. o Size 10 yellow o Size 312 brown o Size 13 orange o Size 675 blue Assistive Devices When hearing aids are not enough or not appropriate we offer devices for the TV, telephone, FM classroom amplification, body aids, and sound alert devices. Hearing Aid Dispensing & Fitting Our staff emphasizes ongoing cleaning and maintenance after your hearing aid purchase to ensure you receive optimum performance and benefit from your hearing aids. We encourage all our patients to come in for a regular hearing aid evaluation and cleaning. ENG and Canalith Repositioning for BPPV -Balance Dizziness Testing During the ENG test eye movements caused by positional or caloric stimulation of the inner ear balance structures are recorded. The results of the series of studies indicate the presence of dizziness or imbalance due to unequal neural messages to the vestibular system. In Office Services Repairs, Maintenance, Cleanings, 3 Year Warranty Custom Earmolds Custom hearing protection for people who work or play in loud noise or music, industrial hearing protection. Custom earmolds for musicians, hunters, swim molds, iPOD, hands free cell phones and in-the-ear monitor molds. DPOAEs Acoustically evoked otoacoustic emission testing allows the audiologist to understand how the outer hair cells of your inner ear are working.
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