Doctor of Audiology
Our owner is a Doctor of Audiology that is licensed in the State of Arkansas and holds a national certificate from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association. She is a native to Central Arkansas and received her doctorate from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Her experiences in Audiology include private practice, ENT clinics, as well as the Central Arkansas VA.
Nicole is the first person you talk to when you come into the office or if you phone us. She is a native of Jefferson County and, fortunately for us, has decided to stay. Nicole keeps things organized and operational for our clinic. You may even meet one of her kids or adorable grand-babies if you come to the office. She is always a friendly face when you come in and enjoys assisting our patients.
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“The testing was in-depth and Frank took the time to explain the hearing loss and available options, but did not pressure me to buy. The staff was friendly, knowledgeable and professional with each visit and follow-up. I would highly recommend Frank to anyone who needs an audiologist, it was worth the drive from Hot Springs!”
“Very professional on how to use and wear my aids. ”
“Frank was very friendly, very patient and did not rush me. He was clear in explaining everything to me. ”
“Excellent. Service was very good. ”
“My experience was very good. Would go back again! Glad we got there. ”
Proudly Serving Patients Throughout Central Arkansas
Our goal at Southern Arkansas Audiology is to provide our patients with the best possible care in hearing. We specialize in the most up to date technology while also maintaining best practices in Audiology.
We also have a satellite office in Stuttgart that our audiologist visits monthly.
1703 N. Buerkle St
Stuttgart, AR, 72160
Southern Arkansas Audiology provides a wide range of services, including, but not limited to:
- Hearing tests and recommendations
- Otoscopy & tympanometry - Otoscopy is done with a specialized tool that lights up and magnifies the inside of the ear. This provides a visual inspection so your audiologist can determine if there are any foreign objects in your ears or signs of infection or irritation. After an otoscopic exam, the next test that your audiologist will use is called immittance testing. Another more common term for immittance testing is tympanometry. This test is a valuable tool to test the movement and function of the eardrum and middle ear. This test can be beneficial in determining if there could be fluid or infection in the middle ear
- Diagnostic hearing assessments & hearing screenings - A diagnostic hearing assessment typically consists of pure tone testing via air conduction, bone conduction, and speech testing
- Industrial/hearing conservation testing - Dr. Wethington has a certification for hearing conservation supervision provided by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
- Tinnitus - Known as ringing in the ears management
- Consultation - Our audiologist helps make the process easier by showing examples of types of hearing aids and making recommendations on which best fit your lifestyle
- Hearing aid sales - Hearing aids custom tailored to your needs. Our team carries products from Oticon and Starkey. We provide custom hearing solutions and rechageable hearing aids
- Hearing aid fittings - Your audiologist will help guide you on what to expect with hearing aids. We will fit, program and adjust your hearing aids based on your hearing assessment results
- Real Ear measurement - Technology to ensure the hearing aids are meeting your hearing needs
- Earwax removal and management
- Custom earmolds/products - Swimmer’s ear plugs. hearing protection, custom ear molds or AirPods/other earbuds or even in-ear monitors
- Assistive Listening Devices - Devices include alarm clocks, telephone amplifying devices, and newer devices that are small, wireless, and compatible with a person’s digital hearing aids
- Hearing aid batteries - Offering offer all hearing aid battery sizes: 10, 13, 312, and 675
- Redux - professional hearing aid drying system
- Hearing aid maintenance - repairs, cleanings and adjustments
What insurance we accept? Southern Arkansas Audiology accepts insurance for all major carriers, including but not limited to: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Federal Blue Cross Blue Shield, and more. If you need clarification on whether we work with your insurance, contact your carrier or call our office today. We also accept Care Credit!
Service pets welcome
Assistive listening devices
|Monday||9 am - 4 pm|
|Tuesday||9 am - 4 pm|
|Wednesday||9 am - 4 pm|
|Thursday||9 am - 4 pm|
|Friday||9 am - 12 pm|
Service pets welcome
Assistive listening devices
Accepted forms of payment
- American Express
- Financing available for those who qualify
- Insurance accepted, please call for details