Hearing Evaluations

An accurate hearing evaluation is essential for creating a treatment plan that addresses all facets of your hearing loss.

We’ve been working with patients for over 20 years to test and diagnose their current hearing ability in order to develop customized solutions that make a difference.

During your hearing evaluation, our team will take the time to learn about you and what’s important in your life. Whether you have a job that exposes you to loud sounds on a regular basis or you’re a part of your church band, the more we know about how you use your ears gives us a greater opportunity for success. We also discuss your medical history in detail, as certain medications or past injuries may play a role in the hearing difficulty you’re experiencing.

Understanding your current symptoms and concerns allows us to learn more about what might be contributing to your condition. Lastly, we’ll physically examine your ears with a video otoscope before beginning our assessment of your hearing ability, ensuring that your ears are clear and healthy.

While it may sound intimidating, participating in a hearing evaluation is quite easy and completely painless. We’ll ask you to wear a pair of specialized headphones and will play a series of sounds. These tones will vary in volume and frequency, and you’ll need to raise your hand each time you hear one. As the test progresses, we’ll gain a better understanding of your current hearing ability, and your results will be compiled in an audiogram. Using this information, we will clearly see which thresholds of sound you can and cannot hear, and can then determine the specific type and extent of your hearing loss. We also use tympanometry, a quick and easy test that establishes the mobility of your eardrum.

If you have questions, don’t worry, as our team places a high level of importance on patient education. We want to make sure that you fully understand the details of your impairment as this will better inform the decisions you make about your treatment. We offer a wide range of hearing devices that utilize different features and styles, so there’s literally something for everyone. Ultimately, the team at Midwest Audiology Center wants you to feel confident and happy with whatever solution is right for you. We’re here to help along the way and strive to present solutions that meet your needs.

Hearing Aid Fittings

Finding The Solution For You

After we have completed your comprehensive hearing evaluation, our staff will review your results in detail. We utilize a tool called an audiogram which illustrates your current level of hearing ability. You’ll be able to clearly see and understand which frequencies and volumes are within your hearing range and which ones you may be missing on a day to day basis. Not only will an audiogram help us to establish any patterns, but it will guide us to the treatment options that are most appropriate.

Keep in mind, at Midwest Audiology Center we value and respect the priorities and needs of each patient we see, so you’ll never be forced into making a decision about your hearing treatment. We’ll review the most appropriate hearing devices for your particular type of hearing loss and we encourage you to ask us any questions you might have.

If you do decide to make a hearing aid purchase, we’ll explore a range of device options, from sleek designs that are equipped with the latest features to ones that are straightforward and budget friendly. Our goal is to make the process of acquiring hearing aids an easy and relaxed one.

Hearing Aid Repair

At Midwest Audiology Center can get your devices functioning again in no time at all!

Hearing aid technology has come a long way in recent years, and these tiny devices are really no different than the smartphone in your pocket or the high-tech computer used in your car engine. Like all electronic devices, your hearing aids may be in need of occasional repair, but you can rest assured that the team at Midwest Audiology Center can get your devices functioning again in no time at all!

If your hearing aid doesn’t seem to be working correctly, we encourage you to bring it to our office for a diagnosis. In many cases, we can perform the needed repairs in our office using a plethora of tools. We’re experienced in repairing devices from all major manufacturers, and we are happy to help even if you didn’t purchase your aids from us.

Sometimes a specific type of repair is beyond our in-office capabilities, and in these instances we will send your device to the manufacturer. We know that you rely on your hearing aids to live life to the fullest, so we will ensure a quick turn around time and offer free loaner aids for you to use in the meantime. You can count on us to update you every step of the way.

Contact our office today if your hearing aid needs some extra attention. It may benefit from a cleaning or simple tune-up, so feel free to stop by and allow us to help you get back to hearing better!

Insurance Consultation

We work with select insurance companies.

We encourage patients to call us with all insurance questions first so we can help you maximize any insurance benefit that may be offered for hearing aids. We can help save you time and money by helping you work with your insurance company.

Rental Program

Pay low monthly fee and use high-quality hearing aids on monthly basis.

At Midwest Audiology Center, we offer an all-inclusive hearing aid rental program that allows patients to pay a low monthly fee and use high-quality hearing aids on monthly basis. All batteries, supplies, and repair costs are included.

This program allows patients who cannot afford hearing aids to have access to them by paying a monthly fee and still receive any level of hearing aid technology they choose. It also provides peace of mind for those who don’t like to be surprised by repair costs as their hearing aids get older and out of warranty. Hearing aids can be returned at any time during the rental period.