What’s an audiologist?
An audiologist is a licensed health care professional who specializes in diagnosing and treating hearing loss and evaluating balance problems. Depend on an accredited audiologist with a doctor of audiology (Au.D.) degree to care for children and adults.
Turn to us when you need:
- Hearing protection and other hearing loss prevention
- Tests that indicate how well you hear
- Treatments for hearing loss, such as hearing aids and assistive listening devices
- Strategies to cope with tinnitus (ringing, hissing or buzzing in the ears)
Learn about digital hearing aids that can be programed to fit your specific needs – so you can hear better and be more independent. Your ProHealth audiologist can help you select a hearing aid that fits your hearing loss, lifestyle and budget.
Custom ear plugs
Protect your hearing and prevent other ear conditions with personalized ear protection. Ask about custom ear plugs made to fit your unique anatomy if you:
- Attend loud concerts or sporting events.
- Have a hobby that involves loud noises, such as hunting or motorsports.
- Swim or participate in other water sports.
- Work in a loud environment.
Dizziness and balance evaluations
Your ears help you keep your balance. If you experience problems with balance or dizziness, see an audiologist for a complete evaluation.
If you have hearing loss and your audiologist suspects it’s due to a medical condition, your audiologist may refer you to an ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor at ProHealth.
When occupational therapy, physical therapy or speech therapy can help you manage a balance disorder or hearing loss, enjoy a seamless transition of care between your audiologist and the ProHealth rehabilitation team. You’ll learn ways to live better with your condition and improve your abilities and quality of life.