UHealth - University of Miami Health System

Audiology

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The Division of Audiology at the University of Miami Ear Institute is a state-of-the-art evaluation and treatment center for patients of all ages who may be experiencing hearing and/or balance difficulties. The division offers a comprehensive team approach including the collaborative efforts of Doctors of Audiology, board-certified otologists, a comprehensive NIH-supported Ear Research Group, and a hearing-genetics clinic. Trained in the evaluation and non-medical rehabilitation of hearing and balance disorders, we are committed to providing the latest advancements in technology and hearing health care.

Services vary by location, but include:

Diagnostic Services

  • Comprehensive hearing evaluations for adults and children
  • Auditory evoked potential testing
  • Oxotoxic monitoring
  • Facial nerve assessment and monitoring (Bells Palsy)
  • Comprehensive balance assessment
  • Comprehensive tinnitus assessment
  • Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) evaluations

Comprehensive Vestibular/Balance Function Evaluations

  • Assessment of the peripheral and central balance system for patients experiencing dizziness, vertigo or imbalance

Comprehensive Tinnitus Evaluation and Management Services

  • Assessment of tinnitus for patients experiencing disturbing ringing noises in their ear(s)
  • Rehabilitation services, counseling, and assistive devices for appropriate candidates
  • Neuromonics® system available for appropriate candidates

Hearing Rehabilitation Services

  • Consultation and selection of hearing aids and assistive listening devices
  • Fitting, adjustment, and analysis
  • Troubleshooting
  • Counseling
  • Custom ear molds and swim molds
  • Hearing protection, musician plugs and monitors
  • Hearing conservation program
  • “Q-Tips” Aural Rehabilitation E-mail Program

Implant Services

  • Comprehensive evaluation to determine candidacy for:
  • Cochlear implants
  • Bone-anchored implants
  • Middle ear implants
  • Counseling
  • Auditory verbal therapy
  • CI mappings and implant fittings
  • Troubleshooting
  • Barton G. Kids Hear Now Cochlear Implant Family Resource Center