For 25 years, Sentara Audiology Services has been the place to go for all of your hearing healthcare needs. We now offer the same quality services and expertise to the Gloucester community. 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.
Hours: Wednesday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Diagnostic Studies Offered
- Audiological Evaluation
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:
- Newborn or infant hearing screening
- Diagnosing non-organic hearing loss
- Evaluating the difficult to test population
- Monitoring the effects of noise exposure or ototoxic medications
Hearing Aid Services
Sentara Gloucester Audiology offers a comprehensive hearing aid dispensing program. Hearing aids are fit by a doctor of audiology, who evaluates hearing, and actively engages the patient in the aid selection process.
We offer digital hearing aids, from entry level to the most advanced technology available today. Hearing aids are sold with a 30 day trial period.
Our hearing aid orientation program ensures that all patients are comfortable with their new instruments, and receive maximum improvement in speech understanding.