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Our skilled audiologist, Kimberly Shaeffer, is committed to providing comprehensive care that goes beyond hearing tests – we prioritize your auditory well-being and the impact it has on your overall health.

Why choose audiology with us?

  • Holistic hearing care: At our clinic, we believe that hearing is not just about the ears; it's an integral part of your overall wellness. Our audiology services embrace a holistic approach, considering the interconnectedness of hearing health with your well-being.
  • Expert Guidance: Our experienced audiologist brings 23 years of expertise to address various aspects of hearing health. From diagnostic assessments to personalized treatment plans, our audiologist will be your partner towards optimal hearing.

What is an audiologist?

Audiologists are experts in:

  • Hearing assessments: Conducting comprehensive evaluations to assess your hearing abilities.
  • Diagnosis of hearing disorders: Identifying and diagnosing various hearing disorders and conditions.
  • Hearing aid fittings: Recommending and fitting appropriate hearing aids tailored to your needs.
  • Balance assessment: Evaluating the vestibular system for balance-related concerns.
  • Custom ear protection: Providing personalized solutions for hearing protection in noisy environments.
  • Tinnitus management: Addressing the symptoms and impact of tinnitus.

When to see an audiologist

  • Hearing loss or difficulty hearing
  • Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
  • Balance issues
  • Noise-related hearing concerns
  • Ear infections or pain

Our audiology services

  • Auditory evoked potential test
  • Aural rehab
  • Custom ear protector fitting
  • Electroacoustic assessments of hearing aids
  • Hearing aid fitting
  • Hearing conservation services
  • Hearing monitoring services
  • Newborn hearing screening and follow up
  • Swim mold fitting
  • Tinnitus assessment
  • Tinnitus management

What to expect from your audiology appointment

  • Comprehensive assessment: Our audiologist will conduct a thorough assessment of your hearing health, utilizing state-of-the-art diagnostic tools.
  • Personalized treatment plans: If any issues are identified, our audiologists will discuss personalized treatment plans tailored to your specific needs.
  • Hearing aid consultations: If hearing aids are recommended, our audiologists will guide you through the selection, fitting, and adjustment process.

How to prepare for your audiology appointment

  • Bring medical history: Note any history of ear-related issues, exposure to loud noise, or family history of hearing loss.
  • List medications: Bring a list of current medications, as certain medications can impact hearing.
  • Be prepared to communicate: Share any concerns, symptoms, or lifestyle factors that may affect your hearing.

Your hearing wellness journey begins here

At Hoskinson Health and Wellness Clinic, we're dedicated to preserving the precious gift of hearing. Trust our audiology department for expert care that considers your overall well-being. Your auditory health is our priority.