Services

Veteran Evaluations

 If you are a Veteran looking for services that are accessible, expedient, and close to home you are in the right place!  Our Audiologists provide comprehensive testing and personalized hearing aid evaluations along with hearing aid dispensing through our partnership with the Minneapolis and St. Cloud Veteran’s Administration through Optum Health.  Please contact the Minneapolis […]

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Hearing Care for Children

Speech, learning or behavioral issues are often the first indicators of a possible hearing problem. These problems arise when a child has a hearing deficit. Pediatric audiologists can diagnose and treat speech and hearing disorders. What is pediatric audiology? Pediatric audiology is a type of healthcare offered to young children who are experiencing hearing problems […]

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Earwax Removal

Cerumen, also known as earwax, is naturally produced by the glands in the ears to lubricate the ear canals and keep dust and debris from getting too far down in the ear canal. Cerumen typically clears itself from the ears, but in some instances can accumulate and cause a blockage, especially if you wear earmolds […]

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Tinnitus Treatment Options

Tinnitus is the term used to describe the condition of perceiving a ringing, buzzing or whooshing noise in the absence of an external sound source. This is typically only experienced by the person with tinnitus and has a variety of different causes. Treating the cause Tinnitus can be caused by many things, and is usually […]

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Live Speech Mapping

In the past, hearing evaluations and fittings for hearing aids consisted mostly of a series of beeps and noises. Today, audiologists are equipped with new technologies and methods to make the hearing evaluation process and hearing aid programming process more effective. One of the more advanced technologies available is live speech mapping, a method of […]

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Hearing Aid Repair and Maintenance

Hearing aids are comprised of tiny electrical components that may experience wear and tear over time. If this is the case, you’ll likely need to visit your hearing professional to have the problem assessed. Whether it’s simply due to aging or the units have been exposed to moisture, excessive wax, debris or physical damage, you’ll […]

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Hearing Aid Dispensing and Fitting

Once you have selected your hearing aids after an evaluation, your hearing professional will program them, based on a prescription, to meet your hearing needs. The hearing professional will explain how to use the devices, how to put them in the ear and how to remove them, how to change or charge batteries and how […]

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Evaluation for Hearing Aids

There are several steps that are part of a hearing aid evaluation. If you suspect that you might need a hearing aid, you will first need to have a hearing evaluation. At the time of the hearing evaluation, a case history will be taken to determine how much your hearing problem impacts your day-to-day life […]

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Industrial Hearing Screening

Hearing damage is a real and unfortunate effect of long-term exposure to loud noise. Noise is a hazard of industrial workers and workers of any occupation who are repeatedly exposed to loud noise. Hearing damage from noise is fully preventable when the right precautions are taken from the start. Regular hearing tests to evaluate any […]

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Diagnostic Audiologic Evaluation

If you have been referred for a diagnostic audiologic evaluation, it means that your hearing needs to be further examined. A diagnostic audiologic evaluation may be indicated for individuals who did not pass an initial hearing screening. The evaluation is done to determine if a hearing loss is present and, if so, to detail the […]

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