Hearing Aid Evaluation
A diagnostic audiologic evaluation may be recommended for individuals who did not pass an initial hearing screening. If you have been referred for a diagnostic audiologic evaluation, it means that hearing needs to be further examined to rule out hearing loss.
The evaluation is conducted to determine if hearing loss is present, and if so, pinpoint the type and severity of hearing loss. Diagnostic audiologic evaluations may also provide insight into the cause and provide guidance for our audiologists in making appropriate treatment plans.
- Austin, Texas
Hearing Aid Evaluation
If you suspect that you, a family member or friend might need hearing instruments to hear better, the first step is to have a hearing evaluation. Our audiologists at Austin Hearing Aid Center will perform the hearing evaluation starting with a case history to determine the impact of hearing in your daily life, including social and professional settings. Make sure to discuss pertinent information related to your hearing difficulties in your daily routine to help us come up with the most comprehensive evaluation and treatment plan.
The results from a hearing aid evaluation will provide our audiologists with an overview of what sounds you are hearing and what sounds you are missing. If the results of your hearing test reveals that you have a significant hearing loss, hearing aids may be recommended.
Our attending audiologist will review the results and discuss with you the results of the hearing evaluation along with the treatment options. Should you decide to get hearing aids, the audiologist will help you select the best hearing aids according to your degree of hearing loss and preferred style, features and level of technology.
Most hearing aid fittings today are carried out using an open-fit technique. This allows the ear canals to remain open without any earmold in the ear. However, for patients who need earmolds, our audiologist can make ear impressions or ear scans for custom earmolds.
Real Ear Measurement
Real ear measurement (REM), also known as probe microphone measurements, is considered to be the gold standard to determine if a hearing aid user is receiving the correct level of amplification needed at every frequency to achieve the best hearing improvement possible.
45-day Trial Period
At Austin Hearing Aid Center, all hearing instrument fittings are covered by a 45-day trial period to give you time to adjust to the devices and ensure that you are 100% happy with the results.
Are real ear measurements necessary?
Every ear is unique and hearing loss is different for each individual. Real ear measurement is necessary to make sure that a person using hearing instruments is receiving the correct amplification across different frequencies according to the hearing prescription.
What can I expect from a hearing aid fitting?
During a hearing aid fitting, we will ensure that you get the needed amplification for your hearing prescription. Real ear measurement will also be performed using a thin tube that will be inserted into the ear canal.
How long does a hearing aid fitting take?
Hearing aid fittings usually take 45 to 90 minutes, depending on the type and model of hearing aid.
Individualized Hearing Care
Experiencing hearing loss or any other hearing problem can be challenging.. However, being diagnosed with hearing loss can be an opportunity to help you hear what you have been missing and allow you to start connecting with your friends and family again. At Austin Hearing Aid Center, we guarantee individualized hearing care for each client,creating a treatment plan to focus on each client’s communication needs.Hearing instruments that are fitted, programmed and adjusted properly can truly make a difference, and that’s what the audiologists at AHAC strive for with each and every client.s. With the latest technology combined with the expertise of our audiologists, you’ll see and feel the difference at Austin Hearing Aid Center.
Hearing Aid Insurance
Austin Hearing Aid Center works with many insurance companies to provide our patients with convenient payment options available for hearing care and hearing aids. We are happy to assist you in checking your hearing benefits.
Give us a call for any inquiries or to schedule an appointment today!
Our office is conveniently located off Ben White and Menchaca Road. We take our time with each person, therefore, it is necessary to schedule your appointment in advance.
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Frequently Asked Questions
a comfortable place for people to come have their hearing.
I provide a comfortable place for people to come have their hearing tested and discuss their hearing concerns. I offer a free, no obligation hearing aid evaluation. If it turns out that you are a candidate for hearing aids, there is a 45-day trial period that includes follow up care to assure proper adjustment.