Audiology and Hearing Aid Services
Baton Rouge Ear, Nose & Throat Associates offers a variety of ENT services, including those pertaining your hearing health. Evaluations and tests all have different purposes, but a common goal is finding out the cause of a disorder. Services cover all ages, even infants that show early signs of failing ENT health. Since the majority of services take place in one location, it lessens the burden of new patients that have to take multiple tests.
Baton Rouge Ear, Nose & Throat Associates offers the following services when it comes to your ENT health:
- Balance Assessment
- Battery Sales
- Bluetooth Hearing Aids
- Hearing Aid Counseling
- Diagnostic Audiologic Hearing Evaluations
- Custom Earmolds and Earplugs
- Assistive Listening Devices
- Musicians Earplugs and Monitors
- Hearing Aid Adjustments
- Follow-Up Care
- Getting Hearing Aids
- Hearing Aid Dispensing and Fitting
- Hearing Aid Repairs
- Hearing Aid Evaluation and Selection
- Hearing Evaluations for Children
- In Office Services
- Otoacoustic Emissions Testing
- Test and Audiometry
- Tinnitus Evaluation and Management
- VNG Balance Evaluations
Dizziness and imbalance can be tied to ear problems. For recurring issues, tests are ordered to determine the causes of the symptoms.
Hearing AId Batteries
Both traditional and modern hearing aids use a variety of batteries to stay powered. Sizes 10, 312, 13 and 675 are in stock at the office for patients that need them in a hurry.
Bluetooth Hearing Aids
Wireless connectivity offers a hands-free environment for hearing aid patients with supported hardware. When enabled, it connects to televisions, FM systems, cell phones, PDAs, GPS systems and more.
hearing aid Counseling
Counseling is available for clients that need help adjusting to their new hearing aids. Besides the helpful training provided by professionals, patients will get the knowledge necessary to be comfortable with daily activities.
Diagnostic Audiologic Hearing Evaluations
Tone and speech testing is useful during the examination process. The results are useful in finding out the extent of hearing loss, your ability to understand speech and how hearing aids will improve any hearing loss conditions.
For the perfect fit, custom earmolds and earplugs match the shape of your ears. That makes each and every hearing aid unique to the individual that orders them.
Assistive Listening Devices
For daily communication, assistive listening devices can be used with or without hearing aids to enhance sound. They can also be connected to the most common devices in the home for easier listening.
Musician's Ear Plugs and Monitors
Exposure to loud sounds on a consistent basis can damage hearing. Protection from loud sounds can be normalized with the help of musician’s earplugs and monitors, and all without taking away from the full musical experience.
Hearing Aid Adjustments
The best possible settings are programmed into a new pair of hearing aids thanks to an audiogram. It is part of the full adjustment process during the hearing aid fitting.
Office doors are always open to clients that have questions about their new hearing aids. Information is available so that the sound quality remains excellent for all models.
Getting Hearing Aids
Evaluation, testing and hearing loss expectations all affect the advice given for improving ENT health. Professionals will look at every angle possible so that your personal experience with hearing aids is comfortable.
Hearing Aid Dispensing & Fitting
The hearing aids you selected are specially programed for your ears. During the fitting, any extra programming that’s needed is done in the office.
Hearing Aid Repairs
When hearing aids aren’t working properly they can be repaired by bring them into the office. For extensive damage, hearing aids are sent off to the manufacturer- all repairs are different.
Hearing Aid Evaluation and Selection
A licensed audiologist will give their clients valuable information about what hearing aid styles and technologies are the most beneficial. During this meeting, there will be a chance to try out some of the leading hearing aids in the industry.
Hearing Evaluations for Children
Different hearing tests are used for children and require specific techniques. Using a comfortable setting, professionals will gauge hearing loss using toys, games and lights.
In Office Services
At the office, clients can have their hearing aids cleaned, maintained, repaired and even call in the warranty for severe instances. This is regardless of brand, so taking advantage of the services is encouraged for optimal device functionality.
Otoacustic Emissions Testing
Otoacoustic emissions testing records the sounds the ear produces on its own. Created in 1978, the test helps audiologist better understand a client’s condition.
Test & Audiometry
Your audiogram (personal hearing profile) is acquired through test and audiometry. A variety of tests paint a full picture of your hearing and speech ability.
Tinnitus Evaluation and Management
Tinnitus is a ringing, whistling, hissing or other constant sound in your ear that won’t go away. Since the person experience it is the only one that can hear the sounds, an evaluation is helpful in finding out proper treatment options.
By creating pressure in the ear canal professionals are able to test the middle ear and mobility of the eardrum. This is the most efficient way to diagnose and monitor problems in the middle ear.
VNG - Balance Evaluations-Dizziness Testing
Videonystagmography has been used for years to test inner ear and central motor functions. Disorders relating to balance, vertigo, unsteadiness and dizziness will benefit the most.