What are the types of hearing loss?

To help you understand the different types of hearing losses, it first helps to know about how the hearing system normally works. The anatomy of the ear is described by three main sections: the outer ear, the middle ear and the inner ear. The outer ear includes the fleshy parts visible on the sides of

Why should I seek treatment for my hearing loss?

If you know or suspect you have hearing loss, it makes sense to seek the facts about your hearing health status and learn what can be done about it. Your Doctor of Audiology will reviews the findings of your hearing assessment with you and explain recommend treatment options. If your hearing loss is diagnosed as

How can I find out if I need a hearing aid?

If you suspect or been told you have a hearing loss, schedule a diagnostic evaluation (hearing testing) by an Audiologist, the proper medical professional credentialed to diagnose the type and cause of your hearing loss. Based on the assessment results, your Audiologist will either refer you to another specialist such as an ENT (Ear, Nose &

Why do I need a hearing evaluation before getting hearing aids?

Your Audiologist has the professional medical training and expertise to recognize which types of hearing loss respond best to medications or surgery, and which types are helped primarily by use of hearing aids. The Audiologist’s training gives them full understanding of appropriate testing procedures as well as the medical expertise to diagnose the results. (Non-Audiologist

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