Audiologists are trained medical professionals who diagnose and treat hearing loss disorders and other conditions of the inner ear. The practice of Audiology can help patients improve their hearing by using various technological advances to improve the function of the ears.

Common ear conditions are:

  • Acute Otitis Media (Ear infections) – Caused by bacteria or virus in the middle ear. Ear infections are often painful and may require medical treatment
  • Hearing Loss – Hearing ability is reduced
  • Otitis Meida (Middle ear infection) – Inflammation in the middle ear, often the result of a cold or respiratory infection
  • Tinnitus – the sound of ringing in the ears

Treatments may include:

  • Hearing tests
  • Ear tubes
  • Hearing aids
  • Cochlear implants
  • Maskers
  • Medications

Click here to learn about our Parkview Physicians Group – Audiology practice.