What is Audiology ?

“For young children, the sound of silence is frustrating. They learn to talk by listening to others speak. Does your child seem to have difficulty understanding you? Is your child slow in learning to talk or asks to hear things repeated? Many children have, or will develop a speech, language or hearing disorder. Early detection is critical and hearing loss can be identified and treated even in newborn babies. If you suspect a problem with your child’s hearing, speak up. Contact an audiologist near you”, says a renowned audiologist.

Cochlear implants, hearing aids, Meniere’s disease, perforated tympanic membrane…. treatments such as these are offered by Audiologists who are professionals dedicated to providing quality hearing care to the public. Audiology is the study of hearing, hearing disorders, and habilitation/ rehabilitation for individuals who have hearing loss. It encompasses the study of how the hearing mechanism works; the assessment of hearing and listening disorders.

Employing various testing strategies (e.g. hearing tests, otoacoustic emission measurements, and electrophysiologic tests), audiology aims to determine whether someone can hear...

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