Hearing Care and Hearing Aid Services
Total Hearing Care has a complete list of hearing care and hearing aid services. There are options to choose from for new or old patients, with the benefit of an in-home visit for specific services.
Your First Visit
The first visit includes an interview that goes over personal medical history, and current problems with hearing. Light testing with an audiometer will round out the interview process by getting detailed audio information. With the results of both the interview and tests, an will talk more about the next steps required to improve hearing health.
Various testing methods beyond the initial audiometer will find out what level of hearing loss the patient suffers from. Some of the most efficient methods are air conduction, bone conduction and speech tests. Identifying the root of hearing loss is essential to treating it correctly.
Hearing Aid Dispensing & Fitting
The hearing aids that are selected by the patient need to be programmed and custom fitted. A hearing aid specialist will provide key information about the use of the new hearing aids, along with any helpful information about its settings. Some of the things talked about during the fitting are future appointments, cleaning and care, accessories and further fine tuning (if needed).
Hearing Aid Repairs
When a device breaks, an included warranty ensures that patients are covered for the worst. All hearing aids provided come with warranties of varying length and specifications. A specialist will go over those details and what insurance will cover. Total Hearing Care is also available to make house calls for some repairs, depending on the extent of the damage.
Earwax buildup blocks hearing and can also be a primary cause of tinnitus. When the body can no longer disperse of earwax naturally, a hearing aid specialist can remove it manually. There are also take home kits available for patients that want to handle the process at home.
Multiple things can cause tinnitus, with the bigger issue being its effect on quality of life. Patients that have tinnitus will hear a constant ringing, buzzing or even hissing in their ears. Treatments for the condition will only be available after determining the root cause.
Evaluation and Fitting for Musician's Ear Plugs
Musicians practice and perform in a variety of different settings. They are exposed to high levels of sound, sometimes for long periods, which may put them at risk for permanent hearing damage. Musician’s ear plugs are custom-made devices that help to limit the sound exposure from instruments, while still providing a rich musical experience for the performer or audience.
Earmolds and Earplugs
Since the various systems produce different hearing impressions, it is important for you to make a comparison yourself. For this purpose we will produce custom-made earmolds based on the exact contours of your ears. We can then ensure that your hearing aid fits perfectly.