Dubai Audiology Clinic

why-do-we-need-audiologists.pngWHY DO WE NEED AUDIOLOGIST?

Audiologist uses specialized equipment to obtain accurate results about hearing loss. The patients are ideally tested in sound-treated rooms with calibrated equipment. The audiologist is trained to check the eardrum with an otoscope, conduct diagnostic audiologic tests and check for medically-related hearing problems. Audiologists also provide:

  • Examine patients who have hearing, balance or related ear problems
  • Correlate the results of the tests and diagnose problems
  • Determine and administer treatment
  • Fitting and dispensing of hearing aids
  • Counseling for patients and their families on ways to listen and communicate
  • Follow up on patients regularly to check on their progress and to continue or change the treatment plan
  • Hearing services and counseling
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Recommend and program implantable hearing devices, including cochlear, bone-anchored, auditory brainstem and middle ear implants
  • Perform ear- or hearing-related surgical monitoring
  • Design and implement hearing conservation programs and hearing screening for newborns
  • Provide hearing rehabilitation training such as - 
    • auditory training
    • speech reading
    • listening skills improvement
    • Conduct research related to the causes and treatment of hearing and balance disorders

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