South Lake Ear Nose And Throat

9710 Sam Furr Rd. Suite D. Huntersville, NC 28078  

Phone: 704-896-1909   Fax: 704-896-1926 

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Audiology

Tinnitus Treatments

Tinnitus is the perception of noise of an external acoustic stimulus. It can occur as a single pure tone or multiple different tones. It can be high pitched, low pitched, ringing, buzzing, roaring, or clicking sounds in the ear. It is important to know that Tinnitus is caused by different diseases & conditions.  So it must be thought of as a symptom and not a disease.  It is also important to understand 

that it is a heard symptom caused by either a local problem or a disease occurring anywhere along the hearing pathway which starts from the external ear going all the way up to the hearing centers in the brain. Some medicines can cause tinnitus, but frequently tinnitus is caused by hearing loss. Tinnitus should be evaluated by an Otolaryngologist (ENT Specialist) to determine if there are any medical conditions which need to be treated.

Zen and Neuromonics

The goal of this treatment is to desensitize the brain to the sounds of tinnitus and to reduce the patient’s annoyance with the sound. This approach uses a specialized acoustic stimulus aimed at targeting the effects of auditory deprivation and combining this with relaxing music. It is used to desensitize the brain to tinnitus by “reprogramming” neuronal responses. 

Diagnostic Hearing Tests

Hearing is evaluated in patients of all ages, from newborn through geriatrics. The patient is seated in a soundproof room during testing to ensure accurate test results. Using a variety of clinical tools, which may consist of pure-tone testing, speech audiometry and impedance testing, the audiologist will determine a patient’s hearing acuity. Should a hearing loss be present, proper follow-up will be recommended by the audiologist. 

Hearing Loss & Hearing Devices

Real Ear Measurement (REM) - REM is the industry gold standard for best practices and     measures whether the hearing aid is providing ample amplification across as many              frequencies as possible based on your audiogram. REM enhances your experience leading   to better outcomes.

Industry's Leading Technology - The latest in wireless hearing aids from the industry's leading manufacturers, carefully matched to meet your hearing needs, lifestyle and budget. 

Assistive Listending Devices - Several types of ALD's are available to improve sound transmission for people with hearing loss. 

Warranty - We offer a 3-year warranty, loss and damage on most hearing instruments.

Trial Period - 30 day trial period.

Products - Every hearing solution we fit is engineered to deliver optimal performance specific to your unique needs and lifestyle. Please view the chart below for the different products available. 

Invisible Products

Mild-to-moderate

hearing loss

 

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Completely-In-Canal

Mild-to-moderate

hearing loss

 

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In-The-Canal

Mild-to-mildy severe

hearing loss

 

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In-The-Ear

Mild-to-severe

hearing loss

 

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Receiver-In-Canal

Mild-to-severe

hearing loss

 

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Behind-The-Ear

Moderate-to-severe

hearing loss

 

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Lyric

Extended wear, worn 6-8 weeks at a time, no battery change

 

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