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HEARING AID LOCATIONS:

Ear, Nose, & Throat Services
2981 W Fourth Street
Ontario, OH
419-775-1091

Galion Community Hospital
269 Portland Way S
Galion, OH
419-468-0547

Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

AUDIOLOGISTS

Lynnette Roth, MA, FAAA
Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology

Heather Vaught, Au.D, FAAA
Doctor of Audiology and Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology

WE SELL HEARING AIDS

Hearing aid shopping requires time and research. While there are many options available, Audiologists merely dispense hearing devices. Avita wants to educate consumers on what to look for during their research. The tips below, provided by our certified Audiologists, will help you or a loved one find the right place to purchase hearing aids.

  • Compare apples to apples on cost.
  • Make sure the facility of your choosing has the proper credentialing.
  • Make sure your facility of choice can fit hearing aids for all ages, including pediatrics.
  • Seek a facility that will service any type of hearing aid, regardless of the original point of purchase, make, or model.
  • Maks sure the facility has a board-certified Ear, Nose and Throat physician on staff, just in case there is a medical conern.
  • Look for a facility that offers aural rehabilitation, which can improve communication skills, if needed.
  • Hearing Aid facilities should ask if you've had a diagnostic evaluation, which is different than a hearing screening. A diagnostic evaluation will result in a better hearing aid fitting.
  • Check for hidden charges and make sure they offer a 30-day trial period.

 

 

 

WHEN YOU SHOULD CONSULT
AN AUDIOLOGIST

You would seek the services of an audiologist if you or someone you know is having difficulty hearing. It may be difficult for you to determine if a child is having hearing problems.

You might consult an
audiologist for a child if:

  • The child has difficulty understanding what people are saying.
  • You think the child is speaking differently than other children of the same age.
  • As an infant, the child does not respond to sounds or people’s voices.

WHAT THE AUDIOLOGIST WILL DO?

  • Test how well you hear sounds of different pitches.
  • Test how well you understand speech at different levels of loudness.
  • Do special tests, if necessary, to further identify what type of hearing problem you have.

An audiologist can evaluate your hearing, determine whether you have a hearing loss, and make recommendations for hearing health care. This may include a referral to a physician or recommendations for hearing aids or other amplifying devices or methods to modify the listening environment.

SERVICES:

  • Hearing Evaluation
  • Ear Wax Removal
  • Newborn Hearing Assessment
  • Hearing Aid dispensing
  • Hearing Aid Repairs
  • Aural Rehabilitation
  • Custom Ear Molds and Plugs

PROGRAM DESIGN:

The team includes certified and licensed audiologists, audiology aide and speech / language  pathologists. This team assesses the patient’s impairments and determines their functional status to establish treatment goals.

WHY WOULD A PATIENT
BE REFERRED FOR THIS SERVICE?

  • Enhance Communications
  • Pediatric / Adult Evaluation of Hearing
  • Physician Coordinated Hearing Aid

To make a referral, please call 419-468-0547. A referral can be made by an individual, discharge planner or physician’s office.