The practice is actively involved in the provision of services to self-referred patients, patients in retirement homes, the management of patients referred by Ear-, Nose and Throat Specialists and other medical professionals, medico-legal evaluations, corporate and industrial screenings as well as neonatal hearing screening.
Carina Avenant Audiologist Inc. provides hearing screening services to any industry, company or institution, in an effort to identify possible hearing problems. Prior to the screening test a short case history will be obtained from the patient
The method that will be used during a diagnostic hearing evaluation will depend on the age of the individual. It is a good idea to make sure that your ear canals are clean before a hearing test. Earwax can affect the results and make the results
Tinnitus is the perception of sound within the human ear. It is very common (and very irritating!) and one in five people between 55 and 65 years old report tinnitus. Tinnitus is not a disease, but a symptom resulting from a range of underlying
A hearing aid is an assistive device which should alleviate the patient’s communication problems, it will never restore your hearingto normal, natural hearing!!! However, the new digital hearing aids strive to be as close to normal
Carina Avenant Audiologist Inc. also offers hearing aid repairs and troubleshooting of all major manufacturers of hearing aids. Tube replacement and cleaning of hearing aids can be done on-site or at our offices. If necessary the he
Neonatal hearing screening involves the objective determination of an individual’s inner ear functioning through means of an Oto-Acoustic Emission Test. If the inner ear and specifically the outer hair cells in the cochlea are functioning, it c
Different types of ear plugs will be appropriate for different patient. Often young children struggling with recurrent middle ear infections or who received grommets, would be fitted with swim plugs. These plugs aim to prevent water from ente