Audiology is the science of hearing, balance, and related disorders. Working in a variety of settings Audiologists can specialize in several different areas such as pediatrics, geriatrics, balance, cochlear implants, hearing aids, tinnitus, and many others.
At Athens Hearing and Balance Clinic, our practices specialize in the non-medical management of hearing and hearing-related disorders. We care for patients of all ages at our three convenient locations, in Athens, Monroe and Lavonia.
What do they do?
Audiologists typically provide the following services:
- Hearing evaluations
- Hearing loss counseling
- Hearing aid fittings
- Balance disorder evaluation and treatment
- Tinnitus treatment
- Assistive listening device selection
- Hearing aid repairs and service
At our offices, we provide a comprehensive list of audiology services dedicated to treating hearing and balance disorders. Learn more by visiting our services page.
What education do they require?
Audiologists are required to hold a masters or doctoral degree in audiology from an accredited university. Dr. Thomas received her graduate degree in Audiology from the University of Montevallo, and her doctorate in Audiology from Arizona School of Health Sciences in 2000.
If you experience hearing loss or tinnitus, we have a variety of audiology services to help you hear well again. Contact our office in Lavonia, Athens or Monroe, Georgia to schedule your appointment today.