Living Sounds Hearing Centre has an Audiologist on our team to provide their expertise.
What do Audiologists do?
- Assess and diagnose hearing and balance disorders in infants, children, and adults
- Refer patients to physicians when their hearing problem needs medical or surgical evaluation
- Educate consumers and professionals on the prevention of hearing loss
- Select, fit, and dispense personal hearing devices (hearing aids) and make recommendations on assistive listening devices, public and personal FM systems, alerting systems, and captioning services
- Implement hearing conservation programs to prevent work-related and recreational hearing loss
- Consult to schools, industry, health care professionals, local and government agencies
- Conduct research on hearing, new testing methods, and new technology
- Work with adults and children who need aural rehabilitation such as auditory training and speech reading
When should I see an Audiologist?
- If you are experiencing dizziness, aural fullness and/or fluctuating hearing loss
- If you have a history of ear infections
- If you have had ear surgery