It is important for consumers and patients to be aware of the different types of hearing care providers. Here at North Central Hearing Associates, we take pride in our Audiologist, Dr. Strauch.
An audiologist is a hearing healthcare professional with a Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) This type of doctor has specialized in assessment and management of the auditory vestibular system. Audiologist are the highest trained individual in the application of scientific principles, methods, and procedures for evaluation and treatment related to disorders of the auditory and balance systems.
Not only is an audiologist the most certified, they can also assess and treat a larger amount of the population: infants, children, and adults. In all age categories, audiologists are able to specifically identify, evaluate, diagnose, and treat hearing disorders. The recommendations of an audiologist are based on the latest research and technology available. By virtue of their education, training, and licensing, they are the most qualified professionals to assess and treat hearing disorders.
Our audiologist, Dr. Strauch, can advise you if hearing aids are recommended for your hearing loss and provide necessary fitting services. Although this is not the only solution, an audiologist can help determine what will be the correct treatment plan for you. Also, audiologists can treat balance system dysfunctions and give instruction on hearing loss prevention.
Allow our audiologist to treat, diagnosis, and take-care of your hearing needs! We are “hear” for you!