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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Audiologists (Overview)

Audiologists are healthcare professionals that provide testing and treatment for hearing loss.


Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
15 doctors shared insights

Audiologists (Overview)

Audiologists are healthcare professionals that provide testing and treatment for hearing loss.


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Audiologists (Tip)

Ask your md to check your ears. If all is ok ask for referral to an audiologist for a hearing test. ...See more

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I have a question about a hearing test done by an audiologist? Is he phd trained?

I have a question about a hearing test done by an audiologist? Is he phd trained?

Maybe: Recently trained audiologist have an aud degree that is a doctors degree in audiology. It is also possible to have a phd in audiology, but this is less common. ...Read more

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Ent vs private audiologists?

Ask an ENT: Audiologists do the test, but if the test is not perfect, see an otolaryngologist - an ear, nose and throat physician. An ENT physician can do both .See also: http://www.Richmondent.Com/ear-nose-throat/ears-hearing.Php and www.Richmondhearingaids.Net. ...Read more

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Can someone with a hearing loss become audiologist?

Can someone with a hearing loss become audiologist?

Absolutely: Hearing loss does not have to limit your professional options. If you're interested in audiology- go for it. ...Read more

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How are an audiologist and a speech language pathologist different?

How are an audiologist and a speech language pathologist different?

Hearing vs speaking: An audiologist treats diseases related to hearing, often with mechanical hearing aids. A speech pathologist helps people to speak more clearly, be it due to a cleft palate, stuttering, etc. ...Read more

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What is the difference between an audiologist and an otolaryngologist?

What is the difference between an audiologist and an otolaryngologist?

Hearing verses ENT: Audiologist tests hearing and dispenses hearing aids. Otolaryngologist is a surgeon who treats disorders of the ear, nose, and throat. ...Read more

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Why do we need audiologists if we have ENT doctors?

Ask an ENT: Audiologists do the test, but the ear, nose and throat physician makes the diagnosis and treatment plan. See also: www.Richmondhearingaids.Net. ...Read more

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Should I see an audiologist or an otolaryngologist to check my hearing to see if I have some problem?

Audiologist: Audiologists do a much more complete exam and can isolate the specific abnormality with hearing, which is helpful to an ENT physician in terms of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Audiologists test for hearing loss?

Audiologists test for hearing loss?

Yes: Yes, audiologists do the test, but if the test is not perfect, see an otolaryngologist - an ear, nose and throat physician. See also: http://www.Richmondent.Com/ear-nose-throat/ears-hearing.Php. ...Read more

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Hearing impairment audiometry interpretation best done by audiologist?

Yes: An audiologist is a specialist who cannot only interpret the testing, but make recommendations on further testing to determine if and what type of treatment might be necessary. ...Read more

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She is deaf from 15 years now it is profound deafness 4th degree hearing loss,got tests audiologist advisd digital or computerizd aid which is better?

She is deaf from 15 years now it is profound deafness 4th degree hearing loss,got tests audiologist advisd digital or computerizd aid which is better?

Hearing Aid: Digital one is believed to be better due to following advantages: 1) improvement in programmability 2) greater precision in fitting 3) management of loudness discomfort control of acoustic feedback (whistling sounds) 4) noise reduction Only disadvantage is more expensive. ...Read more

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I need hearing aids . Do I see ENT or audiologist?

I need hearing aids . Do I see ENT or audiologist?

Both actually: Most ENT work with audiology to assure a complete assessment of one's hearing. Obviously, you'll need a thorough hearing evaluation (from audiologist) but you'll also need an assessment of your ear anatomy and physiology to understand the reasons for hearing loss. ...Read more

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Hearing aids question -- do I see audiologist or ent?

Hearing aids question -- do I see audiologist or ent?

ENT: Recommend seeing an ENT first to rule out certain disorders associated with hearing loss. Then the audiologist. ...Read more

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Ent and audiologist say ears are fine but i can't clear them when i fly. Worse on descent. Ent says tmj. Can TMJ cause ears to block when flying?

Ent and audiologist say ears are fine but i can't clear them when i fly. Worse on descent. Ent says tmj. Can TMJ cause ears to block when flying?

Unlikely TMJ: Ear symptoms can occur with TMJ problems, but the blocked ears with flying is eustachan tube dysfunction. Get another ENT opinion. ...Read more

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Audiologist (Ph.D.) made the statement that all people with tinnitus will eventually go bilaterally deaf since the brain progressively atrophies.True?

Audiologist (Ph.D.) made the statement that all people with tinnitus will eventually go bilaterally deaf since the brain progressively atrophies.True?

Not so: Every one is prone to become deaf with aging although individuals differ in age of onset. This happens with or without tinnitus. People who develop tinnitus in young age do not become deaf any sooner than people who do not have tinnitus. ...Read more

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A audiologist did a tympanometry test on ears & didn't find a problem. My Eustachian tubes still feels clogged. Is a tympanometry test 100% accurate?

A audiologist did a tympanometry test on ears & didn't find a problem. My Eustachian tubes still feels clogged.  Is a tympanometry test 100% accurate?

Hard to feel tubes.: You likely aren't able to feel your eustachian tubes however you might feel a sensation of fullness in the ear. This could be due to ringing or decreased hearing from thickening of the your ear drum or irritation of the nerve in that ear. Tympanometry tests are vague and generally can't be relied upon 100%. However if they are normal for the most part it's unlikely that you have anything serious. ...Read more