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Audiology

Audiology is a branch of science that studies hearing, balance, and its related disorders. Audiologists are the experts who can help to diagnose, and treat hearing and balance disorders for people of all ages. Hearing connects us to people enabling us to speak in an exceedingly way that none of our other senses are able to do. Hearing matters for all the pleasure it can bring and also the difference it can make to our quality of life.

Causes of Hearing Loss

  • Aging
  • Hereditary
  • Head trauma
  • Injury
  • Excessive noise exposure
  • Recreational Noise Exposure (extended hours of exposure to music, rock concerts)
  • Viral infections (such as measles or mumps)
  • Ototoxic drugs (medications that damage hearing)
  • High fever
  • Meniere’s disease (a disorder within the internal ear that may affect hearing and balance)
  • Acoustic trauma
  • Obesity
  • Smoking
  • Hypertension
  • Meningitis
  • Diabetes
  • Injury
  • Stroke

Symptoms of Hearing Loss

The symptoms of hearing loss rely on the degree of hearing loss and also the severity. Hearing disorder in Infants is typically detected with the assistance of a New Born Hearing Screener soon after birth.

Symptoms of Hearing loss in Children include:

  • A delay in Speech and Language Development
  • Child not startling when loud sound is present
  • Child unable to localize sound (where sound is coming from)
  • Tend to concentrate to television or video games at a high volume
  • Poor performance in Academics
  • Behavioral problems in classroom

 

The Audiological services provided by Rehaab Roots include

  • Pure Tone Audiometry (PTA)
  • Speech Audiometry
  • Free Field Audiometry
  • Immittance Audiometry
  • Reflexometry
  • Eustachian tube
  • Function test
  • Oto – Acoustic Emissions Audiometry (OAE)
  • Auditory Brainstem Response Audiometry (ABR)
  • Auditory Steady State Response Audiometry (ASSR)
  • Special Tests
  • Hearing Aid Trial & Fitting

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