What’s the Difference Between an Audiologist and Other Doctors?

Difference between an audiologist and other doctors.

If you had a cough or a runny nose, would you go to a dentist? Probably not. Likewise, if you were having chest pains, you probably wouldn’t go to an orthopedic surgeon. You’d probably go to a hospital emergency room or a cardiologist. But lots of people are confused about who they should see if they think they have a … Read More

What is an Audiologist and Why Do I Need One?

October is audiology month

October is Audiology Awareness Month, which promotes awareness of the work audiologists do to help diagnose and treat hearing loss, tinnitus, and dizziness and balance disorders.  What is an Audiologist? An audiologist is a degreed professional who specializes in the diagnosis and non-medical treatment of hearing loss, tinnitus, and balance disorders. Audiologists can:      Test hearing and balance    … Read More

Five Steps to Making Good Decisions about Your Hearing Care

    Three important values I learned from my parents are to work hard, be honest, and do what you say you are going to do. These values are critical for Associated Audiologists, Inc. and serve as the foundation for our company. I believe that relationships matter. If our relationships with patients aren’t built on trust, honesty, respect, and professionalism, … Read More

Could You Have Hidden Hearing Loss?

If you hear well in a quiet room, or when talking one-on-one with a friend or family member, but have problems hearing when the television is on in the background, or you’re trying to carry on a conversation in a crowded restaurant, you may actually have a condition that’s recently been described as hidden hearing loss, or HHL. Why HHL … Read More

What Kind of Doctor Should I See for Hearing Loss?

  If you had a tooth with a painful cavity, you wouldn’t try to fill it yourself; you’d go to a dentist. Likewise, if your leg was broken, you wouldn’t try to set the fracture yourself. You’d go to a hospital emergency room where you’d expect to see an orthopedic surgeon or an emergency room physician skilled in setting fractures. … Read More

How Do I Know If I Have Hearing Loss?

  The holidays are over and the company has gone home. But did your interactions at family gatherings leave you wondering if you might have hearing loss? If so, you aren’t alone. The holidays and social gatherings are often when many people notice the first signs of hearing loss.