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Why Should I Choose an Audiologist?

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An audiologist is an expert in hearing care. They are qualified professionals with either a master’s or doctorate and have undergone years of training as a requirement. Audiologists are experts in hearing loss along with many other ear and balance conditions. They can also assess your hearing with accurate tests and use the results to recommend the best treatment to suit your unique requirements. As certified ear and balance health care providers, audiologists can treat all ages and protect your hearing health at every stage of your life. Here are some of the reasons why you should choose an audiologist. 

An audiologist can test your hearing

Audiologists are trained to perform comprehensive and accurate hearing tests. They will be able to analyze the full spectrum of hearing in detail. This way you’ll have peace of mind they’ll be able to recommend the most appropriate treatment for your situation. Audiologist test results are normally highly accurate and can provide you with the degree, type and configuration of your hearing loss. An audiologist will also be able to confirm if you needn’t be worried about your hearing. 

An audiologist provides advice about hearing aids

Once a diagnosis has been made, an audiologist will be able to provide you with advice about treatment, and hearing aids. They’ll be able to recommend the best model for you according to your unique situation, lifestyle and budget. They’ll also have expertise in the latest technological innovations in the market.

Not only will an audiologist help you choose a hearing aid, but they’ll also be able to give you advice on how to take care of it. They can even repair many types of devices if they’re malfunctioning. An audiologist will always be available to run through any information you need about hearing aids.

An audiologist helps you adjust to your hearing aid

As well as help you choose and maintain your hearing aid, an audiologist can also help you adjust to your new device. Wearing a hearing aid can take a little while to get used to. An audiologist can put together a plan for you to ease yourself into wearing your hearing aid. This might involve using it at different times of the day or only in certain situations to start with.

Audiologists also offer friendly counselling during the initial transition period of adjusting to a hearing aid. They are available for help and advice and will help make the initial stage go a lot more smoothly.

An audiologist can help prevent and remove wax build-up

Audiologists don’t only provide support in hearing loss related areas. They can also help you deal with a build-up of earwax. It’s not recommended to try and remove this wax or clean your ears yourself. An audiologist will be able to remove any unwanted build-up of wax expertly and safely, reducing the risk of ear infection. They use state-of-the-art equipment to clean your ears quickly and thoroughly, so you can get back to normal as soon as possible.

An audiologist treats ear and balance conditions

Audiologists treat a range of ear and balance conditions. They are trained in dealing with ear health, hearing and balance. Audiologists are also knowledgeable in particular conditions such as tinnitus and vertigo. During their studies, they learn about every aspect of the human hearing and balance system. They couldn’t be more equipped to accompany you on your hearing health journey.

At Davis Audiology, our expert audiologist has more than thirteen years in the business as well. After years of training, you can be confident your health will be in expert hands. We also understand that every case is different and strive to meet the individual needs of each customer.    

An audiologist can treat all ages

Audiologists can treat all ages. They are qualified to perform pediatric audiological evaluations to fit hearing aids for seniors. Audiologists can prepare custom-made hearing protection such as earplugs and can provide tailored support to patients, whatever their age or situation. Their wide range of knowledge and experience means they can tackle anything ear related.

Your hearing situation and needs may change at different moments throughout your life. An audiologist will be able to help you at each stage. You might change your work environment or take up new hobbies that affect your hearing. Either way, an audiologist will be able to provide all the advice and support you need.

If you would like to learn more about Davis Audiology, contact us today at 864-655-8300.