Evaluation and care for hearing and balance disorders
Audiology is focused on the clinical evaluation and management of hearing and balance disorders. Wuesthoff Health System’s audiologists work collaboratively with ear, nose and throat doctors to provide a full range of care for conditions such as ear infections, tinnitus, swimmers ear, as well as dizziness, vertigo and motion sickness.
Audiologists perform detailed exams to determine the cause and extent of hearing and balance problems, and develop a comprehensive treatment plan. Our specialists provide a full range of services to address hearing loss and improve communication, including:
- Hearing assessments and vestibular (balance) testing
- Hearing-aid evaluations and fittings, and assistive listening devices
- Cochlear implants
- Custom ear plugs
- Middle ear vent tubes
Our audiologists also provide education to ensure successful long-term management, as well as referrals to specialized doctors, surgeons, therapists and other clinicians for multidisciplinary care.