Audiology

Audiology Services Welcome to NOMS Audiology and Hearing Healthcare Services. We are your comprehensive resource for hearing healthcare.

If you or a loved one suspects hearing loss, we can help. NOMS Audiology is unique. Our practice consists of board certified E.N.T. specialists and audiologists who work together to provide professional, comprehensive care to our patients. We offer a full range of audiological care, including hearing tests and dispensing of hearing aids. We care about what you hear You can’t reverse hearing loss. However, you don’t have to live in a world of quieter, less distinct sounds because of it. Research shows that improving your hearing is clearly related to improvements in your quality of life. While the majority of Americans with hearing loss, nearly 95%, could be successfully treated with hearing aids, only about 22% currently use them. You and your doctor or audiologist can treat hearing loss by taking steps to improve what you hear and positively impact your social, emotional and functional well-being. 

SERVICES:

Adult and Pediatric Hearing Evaluations

Reasons to schedule a hearing test include hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness, chronic ear infection, and failed hearing screenings at school or work. Medicare requires a referral from a physician. Other insurance carriers allow patients to schedule directly with our department.

Digital Hearing Aid Technology
We offer the most up-to-date hearing aids and technology and work with the main hearing aid manufacturers including Sivantos (Siemens), Starkey, Unitron, and Phonak. Today’s hearing aids adjust automatically based on your environment (quiet, noise, restaurant, car, music, crowd). Several price points are available.

Hearing Aid Repair (in house and factory)
We are also able to service most makes and models of hearing aids and do many repairs in-house while you wait. If your hearing aid must be sent out to a manufacturer for repair, we have loaner aids available.

Hearing Aid Batteries and Accessories
We provide regular and rechargeable batteries for all types of hearing aids and offer a variety of accessories including dry and store kits, tubing blowers, and, dry bricks.

Customized Hearing Protection and Swim Plugs
We also offer customized hearing protection, swim plugs iPod, MP3, Bluetooth pieces. Impressions are taken of the ears and sent to a lab. Molds will stay in the ear better and are much more comfortable than over the counter options.

Custom Ipod®, MP3 and Bluetooth Ear Pieces

Canolith Repositioning Therapy (Epley Maneuver) for treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
Canolith Repositioning Therapy or the Epley Maneuver helps to eliminate vertigo caused by benign paroxysmal positioning vertigo (BPPV). A physician referral is required.

Otoacoustic Emission Testing (OAE)
Otoacoustic Emission Testing is a type of hearing evaluation that does not require a response from the patient. A small probe is placed in the patients ear and the computer records the ears response to sound. It is often ordered for infants and young children but can also be used to evaluate the special needs population.

Auditory Brainstem Response Testing (ABR)
Complete this quick test to see how well you hear. Do you…

  • Misunderstand conversations?
  • Ask people to repeat certain words?
  • Avoid social situations where you find it harder to hear or understand?
  • Turn up the TV or radio so loud it annoys others?
  • Hear ringing, roaring or buzzing in your ears?
  • Think people mumble?
  • Hear better in one ear than the other?
  • Find women’s and children’s voices difficult to hear?

If you answered “yes” to one or more of these warning signs, you may have hearing loss. We strongly recommend that you schedule an appointment to determine if you may benefit from amplification.