For 25 years, Sentara Audiology Services has been the place to go for all of your hearing healthcare needs. A doctor of audiology evaluates patients of all ages, from infants to senior citizens using advanced technology diagnostics. We also provide high tech hearing aids at reasonable prices for those who need hearing devices.
Includes pure tone air and bone conduction audiometry and speech audiometry. This comprehensive hearing test will identify hearing loss, determine the nature of the loss, and evaluate speech discrimination ability.
Evaluates middle ear status. Also used to examine the integrity of the eardrum, the pressure behind the eardrum, and eustachian tube function.
Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE)
OAE measures provide a non-invasive assessment of cochlear outer hair cell function. It is useful in:
a) newborn or infant hearing screening
b) evaluating the difficult to test population
c) diagnosing non-organic hearing loss
d) monitoring the effects of noise exposure or ototoxic medications.
Hearing Aid Services
Sentara Audiology Services offers personalized consultations and fittings for hearing aids from a variety of manufacturers, such as Phonak, Oticon, Widex, Siemens, Starkey, ReSound and more. Our audiologists recommend the best hearing aids for each patient based on lifestyle and hearing needs, as well as budget considerations. Sentara offers hearing aids in a variety of styles, colors, and levels of technology. Bluetooth® connectivity is also available to enhance phone and television listening.
Newborn Hearing Screening Program
The program incorporates a follow-up evaluation and treatment for infants identified with hearing loss.
Otoacoustic Emissions Testing
Assesses cochlear function in infants or those exposed to excess noise or ototoxic medications.
Auditory Brainstorm Evoked Response (ABR)
Evaluates the auditory pathway.
Pediatric Audiological Evaluations
Uses play oriented activities to assess hearing.
Evaluates dizziness, vertigo or balance dysfunction
Visual Evoked Potentials
Measures function of visual tracts
Sentara Audiology Services Locations
Sentara CarePlex Hospital
Sentara Gloucester Medical Arts