Audiology and Hearing Aid Services
- Battery Sales
- Cell Phone Accesssories
- Cerumen Removal
- Counseling and Rehabilitation
- Hearing Aid Counseling
- Custom Ear Molds
- Hearing Aids
- Hearing Aid Prescription and Fitting
- Hearing Aid Repair
- Hearing Enhancement Devices
- Diagnostic Hearing Evaluations
- Assistive Listening Devices
- Follow-Up Care
- Getting Hearing Aids
- Live Speech Mapping
- In Office Services
- Musician and Hi Fidelity Products
- Test and Audiometry
- Tinnitus Evaluation and Management
We keep a supply of batteries for you to purchase in our conveniently located office on Burns Road in Palm Beach Gardens. Stop by for fresh batteries when you are in the area. Make sure to check the batteries in your hearing devices often to make sure there is no dirt, wax or debris interfering with performance. Batteries that are properly charged will make a noise (a squeal) when cupped in your hand or after it has been inserted in your ear, when you cup your hand over the hearing aid it will also make a noise.
- Size 10 (yellow)
- Size 312 (brown)
- Size 13 (orange)
- Size 675 (blue)
Cell Phone Accessories
Custom ear molds for cell phone headrests, Bluetooth compatible devices, hands-free and more.
Cerumen, or ear wax, can be removed from the ear canal so that it does not interfere with listening or comfort, especially for individuals who wear hearing aids.
Counseling and Rehabilitation
In order to obtain the optimum results for the hearing aid user, we recommend including families and spouses in the process. Hearing a familiar voice is helpful when trying out new hearing aids.
Counseling on the use and care of your hearing aids
Professional staff are available to help you with problems you may be having with your hearing aids. They can also spend time with you and discuss ways to make listening with hearing aids easier in your day-to-day life. Family members are welcome and encouraged to come with you and learn about your hearing aids.
Since 85% of people with hearing loss can be helped with hearing aids, we use all proven technologies to help you regain your ease of communication. There are many brands of hearing aids and choices of channels, microphones, and size. Our staff will help you navigate all of these choices to find the best solution for your individual needs.
Hearing Aid Evaluation and Selection
During a hearing aid evaluation, you will meet with a licensed professional who will discuss with you the different styles, colors, technologies, and benefits to wearing hearing aids. You may be shown different styles or have the opportunity to try different hearing aids in the office. Custom impressions may be taken of your ears, depending on the style of hearing aid chosen.
Hearing Aid Prescription and Fitting
From your hearing test results, we can prescribe, recommend, and dispense a variety of hearing aids from many manufacturers. We select leaders in hearing aid innovation.
We can also service and repair most makes and models of hearing instruments.
Hearing Aid Repair
Some minor hearing aid repairs can be done in the office setting in a short period of time; others will need to be sent to the manufacturer for repair. Your hearing professional can help determine what kind of a repair is necessary if you feel your hearing aid is not working properly.
Hearing Enhancement Devices
We can recommend a variety of affordable or even FREE devices which will help you hear much better in situations where you have particular trouble such as on the phone.
Diagnostic Hearing Evaluations
Complete hearing testing is provided by our expert staff. Evaluations include measures of hearing sensitivity for Air and Bone conducted sounds and measures of Speech Discrimination ability in quiet and real-world background noise. When necessary we also provide further evaluation of the middle ear function (impedance audiometry) and special auditory testing to determine the location of dysfunction or disease.
Since the various systems produce different hearing impressions, it is important for you to make a comparison yourself. For this purpose we will produce custom-made earmolds based on the exact contours of your ears. We can then ensure that your hearing aid fits perfectly.
Evaluation and demonstration of Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) including FM systems, Alarm Clocks, TV and Phone Amplifiers
Assistive listening devices are devices that can help a listener function better in day-to-day communication situations. ALDs can be used with or without hearing aids to make hearing easier, which can reduce the overall stress and fatigue of listening. ALDs can be used in the home to make alarms, the television and telephone more audible. They can also be connected to personal hearing aids for better listening in noisy environments.
Once your hearing aids have been fitted to your complete satisfaction, we will provide you with detailed information on how they should be maintained. Of course, you can have your hearing aids checked by us at any time. This will ensure that the sound quality remains as good as ever, and will extend the life of your aids.
Getting Hearing Aids
Once you have told us your history and your personal expectations with regard to your hearing, we provide you with detailed advice on the most appropriate products and facilities to meet your requirements:
- Which ear do you have a problem hearing with or both ears?
- Which style of hearing aid is most suitable for you: analog, digitally programmable or fully digital?
- Do you want to regulate the volume of the hearing aid yourself, or would you prefer a hearing aid that adjusts automatically to any hearing situation?
- Which aid best suits your hearing loss for your personal situation?
- A Completely-in-the Ear, In-the-Canal, In-the-Ear (ITE), or behind-the-ear aid (BTE) aid?
Live Speech Mapping
Live Speech Mapping is a fitting process that uses probe microphones and live real-time speech to allow the patient and their family members to immediately see and understand the benefits of hearing aids and fitting adjustments.
In Office Services
We encourage ongoing regular cleaning and maintenance after your hearing aid purchase to ensure you receive optimum performance and benefit from your hearing aid(s). We encourage all our patients to come in for regular hearing aid check-ups and cleaning.
Repairs, Maintenance, Cleanings, and warranties are included with all brands of hearing aids. We offer in-office repairs when possible on most makes/models.
Musician and Hi Fidelity Products
Musicians have unique needs to protect their hearing from excessive volume. Regular noise protectors offer too much sound reduction, particularly in the low frequencies. This can affect how they hear tonal balance and perceive other singers and musicians. There are many specialty products available to overcome these limitations; custom in-the-ear monitors, custom high fidelity earplugs with acoustic filters, and generic flat frequency response earplugs.
We know how these products can be used to offer the best fidelity and greatest hearing protection.
Test & Audiometry
In order to adjust your hearing aid to your individual requirements, we first determine your personal hearing profile, or "audiogram." This is done by testing your ability to hear a variety of speech and environmental sounds.
Tinnitus Evaluation and Management
Tinnitus is described as a ringing in the ear, and can range in severity. A tinnitus evaluation can help you identify how much tinnitus interferes with your daily life and if there are treatment options that can benefit you.