Victor Bray, Audiology Academy Chair
Bettie Borton, Audiology Academy Vice-Chair
What is an Audiologist?
The profession of Audiology is dedicated to the diagnosis and rehabilitation of hearing loss.
An Audiologist can provide you with answers to questions like these:
What do you do when you find out that you or a loved one has a hearing loss?
Who do I turn to for quality hearing health care?
Can my hearing loss be helped with hearing aids?
What are the different types of hearing loss?
An Audiologist is the professional who specializes in evaluating and treating people with hearing loss, Audiologists have extensive training and skills to evaluate the hearing of adults, infants and children of all ages. Audiologists conduct a wide variety of tests to determine the exact nature of an individual's hearing problem. Audiologists present a variety of treatment options to patients with hearing impairment. Audiologists dispense and fit hearing aids, administer tests of balance to evaluate dizziness, and provide hearing rehabilitation training. Audiologists refer patients to physicians when the hearing problem needs medical or surgical evaluation.