What is Audiology?
Audiology is the science of hearing, balance and related disorders. Audiologists are healthcare professionals who perform comprehensive evaluations related to hearing loss and related disorder.
Skagit Regional Health has a team of audiologists who diagnose, treat and manage hearing loss and balance disorders for all ages, including infants, teens, adults and the elderly.
Our staff offers a wide range of services to individuals who have been impacted by various conditions to improve their comfort, independence and quality of life. These services include treatment for:
- Acoustic neuromas
- Balance disorders
- Ear surgery and ear tubes evaluation
- Hearing aid evaluation
- Hearing loss
- Meniere’s Disease
- Middle and inner ear infections
- Otitis media
- Swimmer’s ear
- Vertigo and dizziness
- Vestibular disorders
- Wax impaction (cerumen ear)
Through evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and recovery, we provide a personalized plan for each patient in a convenient location, close to home.
October is Audiology Awareness Month. Skagit Regional Health reminds you to be aware of the importance of good hearing health. Learn more about hearing health by listening to the “Audiology and Healthy Hearing Care” podcast episode from Hannah Carlson, AuD.To request an appointment with an audiologist, visit SkagitRegionalHealth.org/Programs-Services/Ear-Nose-and-Throat.