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Audiologist Summary:
An Audiologist is a specialist who works to identify, diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases, injuries, or defects of the ears. They are concerned with maintaining good hearing and using corrective devices to assist those who are hard of hearing or deaf. They also educate patients in different treatments and procedures associated with hearing loss and counsel patients who are afflicted with permanent hearing loss. Audiologists see a wide range patients from children to the elderly.

Education and training: Those wishing to become an audiologist must complete 4 years of undergraduate study in audiology as well as complete graduate programs in sign language, linguistics, psychology, or phonetics. They must then pass a state exam to become certified.


Audiologist FAQs:
What is an

Audiologist

?
An Audiologist is a physician who treats hearing or balance problems. An Audiologist performs hearing tests and can dispense hearing aids.

Where does an Audiologist work?
An Audiologist can work in private offices, hospitals, clinics, schools, and nursing homes.

Who should see an Audiologist?
If you experience any hearing loss, ringing or noises in the ear, balance or dizziness problems you should see an Audiologist.

How do I find an Audiologist in my city and state?
The Wellness.com directory will help you locate an Audiologist in your state. Select Audiologist from the professionals menu and select the state that you are looking to locate an Audiologist in. After you have located your state, find the city that you will need an Audiologist in. Select the state and city and you will see a list of Audiologists in your city and state.

What are cochlear implants?
Cochlear implants are devices that are surgically implanted into the ear. They help provide sound to those who are deaf or extremely hard of hearing. Cochlear implants work by stimulating the auditory nerves with electronic impulses. It includes a microphone and transmitter.

What are some methods used to test for hearing loss?
There are several tests that can be conducted to check for hearing loss. Some of the tests an Audiologist will use include:
Audiogram: The patient is put into a soundproof room as the audiologist sends sounds to each ear to determine what the lowest frequency that the patient can hear.
Tympanometry: This involves inserting a probe into the ear to measure pressure and to detect if there is any fluid in the ear.
BERA: Sounds are sent into the ear to test the response of the brain stem. The data is recorded and assessed by the audiologist to see if there are any neurological reasons for hearing loss.

How do I find an Audiologist in my city and state?
The wellness.com directory will help you locate an Audiologist in your state. Select Audiologist from the professionals menu and select the state that you are looking to locate an Audiologist in. After you have located your state, find the city that you will need an Audiologist in. Select the state and city and you will see a list of Audiologists in your city and state.


Audiologist Related Terms:
audiology, hearing, ears, balance, ear canal, hearing aid, deafness, hearing tests, dizziness, vertigo, tinnitus, audiologist