Audiology and Hearing Aid Services
Auditory disorders are known to affect patients of all ages. Taking care of your hearing health is pertinent to your everyday life. To help you improve your auditory system, Alexander Audiology offers a variety of services. Tests and evaluations are an important step to getting ahead of the problem before it becomes serious.
Our breathwork meditation sessions use the power of breath set to curated music to help you break through stress and find peace and connection to the present moment.
Earwax that does not naturally leave the ear needs to be manually removed. While earwax remains a problem, patients will have decreased hearing, ear pain and sometimes have temporary tinnitus symptoms. Methods for removing earwax include professional irrigation, a curette and select home removal kits.
For an annual fee, Dr. Alexander can be available to you after hours, on weekends, and even in your own home.
Custom Earmolds and Earplugs
Custom earmolds and earplugs provide the best type of protection for both ears. Custom earmolds are shaped to match a patient’s ear, so it is unique for each person. With products like custom earplugs, it ensures they work to their fullest potential.
Diagnostic Audiologic Evaluations
Multiple tests are used to determine the amount of hearing loss in both ears. Pure-tone air, bone conduction and speech tests are the main three. Additional tests may include tympanometry and otoscopy. Treatment options are chosen after the details from the diagnostic audiologic evaluation.
Hearing Aid Evaluation and Selection
The hearing aid evaluation is a big step for first time patients. It includes medical background information, a few light tests and the selection of hearing aids. Hearing aid demos are available for select models to help learn their features.
Hearing Aid Dispensing and Fitting
The hearing aid fitting takes place after the device comes back from being programmed. To fine-tune the device, professionals use live speech mapping. During the fitting, important information is shared about the maintenance, care and features of the new hearing aids.
Hearing Aid Repairs
When hearing aids break down, they can be repaired in office or sent off to the manufacturer. The extent of the damage will determine if replacement hearing aids are needed. Less serious issues are even repairable at home without any tools.
Tinnitus Evaluation and Management
Therapy is an established treatment option for sufferers of tinnitus. Sound therapy uses a device to mask tinnitus sounds while behavioral therapy controls the emotional reactions to the condition. A mixture of therapy and technology has helped multiple patients get over tinnitus symptoms.