Audiology

Our medical office based audiologists work alongside the ENT physicians at Head and Neck Surgical Associates to provide the best hearing health care possible. They provide diagnostic hearing evaluations, comprehensive hearing aid services and custom earmolds. Whether you’re interested in a routine hearing exam, hearing aid services or custom hearing protection, our audiologists can address all of your hearing related needs.

Hearing Loss Types and Causes

Hearing loss is one of the biggest health concerns in the U.S. It is the third most commonly reported physical condition, following arthritis and heart disease. It affects roughly 20 percent of the American population, and can strike people of all ages. The most common causes of hearing loss are noise exposure and aging. Symptoms…

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Hearing Test

The first step in diagnosing hearing loss is to undergo a hearing evaluation. A comprehensive evaluation consists of a series of individual tests that will help determine the extent and type of hearing loss. The audiologists at are skilled in conducting a number of tests to help figure out a solution to your condition. The…

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Hearing Aid Styles

Hearing aids have improved greatly with the advent of digital technology. If you’re picturing big and bulky devices with questionable sound quality, you’ll be pleased to learn today’s instruments are smaller, more comfortable and provide sound that is more natural. They are available in a variety of sizes and styles, so finding one that appeals…

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Lyric Hearing Aids

Lyric™ is the world’s first extended-wear hearing aid and is meant to be worn 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for up to four months at a time. It is sold on a subscription basis; when the built-in battery is exhausted, a Lyric-trained audiologist or hearing professional will fit you with a new…

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Hearing Aid Accessories

Hearing aids aren’t just available in a wide range of sizes and styles: nowadays, they can also accommodate a variety of accessories. Deciding which, if any, will benefit you can be tricky. You may want to speak with an audiologist at to learn more about any particular product. Some of the more popular hearing aid…

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Hearing Aid Maintenance & Repair

Hearing aids are a major investment, and you’ll want to get the most out of them that you can. Regular maintenance can help extend their life, and is a must considering the conditions they are exposed to on a regular basis. Moisture, heat, earwax and dirt can all damage electronic components unless cleaned properly. Routine…

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Hearing Aid FAQs

What are the signs of hearing loss? Symptoms of hearing loss include difficulty understanding what others are saying, asking people to repeat themselves, struggling to hear in crowded places with distracting background noise, the perception that others are mumbling or not speaking clearly, listening to the television or radio at a higher volume than others,…

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Hearing Protection

We are exposed to sound on a daily basis. Volume levels vary considerably, and can easily exceed 85 decibels (dB) – the threshold that is considered safe. Any prolonged exposure to noise exceeding this is harmful and can cause permanent, irreversible hearing loss. Excess noise exposure isn’t the only cause of hearing damage. Diseases, drugs…

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Custom Ear Plugs

Earplugs offer excellent protection from potential hearing loss. Because ears vary in size and shape, the most effective earplugs will be custom made from molds of your ears. We offer a variety of custom earplugs designed specifically for different activities. Swimmers Plugs Swimmers and those who participate in frequent water activities are at risk for…

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