What is an Audiologist

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Audiologists are professionals specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing and balance disorders. They provide a range of audiologic rehabilitation services including:

  • Evaluation of the auditory system
  • Fitting and monitoring hearing aids and other assistive listening technologies (e.g., cochlear implants, FM systems, etc.)
  • Custom hearing protection for musicians, hunters, swimmers, and others
  • Counseling patients and their families on hearing loss strategies
  • Providing direct intervention and rehabilitation services (e.g., speech reading, improving listening skills)
  • Supervising, administering, and conducting hearing screening and hearing conservation programs