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Hearing Aids Specialist in Palestine, TX

Audiology Services

Hearing loss can profoundly influence every aspect of a person's life, from their ability to communicate easily and effectively with others to their sense of well-being and independence. It can lead to isolation and frustration, and it can also impact one's ability to participate in work or school effectively.

Typically associated only with aging, hearing loss is an issue that can affect people at any point in their lives. This underscores the importance of regular hearing screening tests for all, including children, to detect and address any issues early.

At Lonestar ENT, Allergy, Audiology & Aesthetics in Palestine, Texas, we specialize in detecting and addressing hearing impairments with our expert audiology services. Our team, led by Susan Holland, an expert with approximately 50 years of experience, has helped countless individuals reconnect with their world through improved hearing.

Schedule a hearing exam with Lonestar Audiology today and take the first step towards improving your quality of life.



American-Made Hearing Aids For Seniors, Kids & Everyone In Between

Hearing Loss Treatment & Screening Tests

Among the most common causes of hearing loss across ages are prolonged exposure to loud noise, genetic factors, congenital abnormalities, certain medications, and various medical conditions such as otosclerosis or Meniere’s disease.

Noise-induced hearing loss is of particular concern for everyone, as it can arise from common environmental exposure, such as loud music, machinery at work, and even recreational activities. Veterans are also at a higher risk for this type of hearing loss due to military service-related exposure to loud noise. Importantly, this type of hearing damage is often preventable, but once it has occurred, it is irreversible.

Regular hearing screenings are vital for early detection and intervention, which can mitigate the impact of hearing loss on a person’s life. Lonestar Audiology is well-versed in the latest audiological examinations, employing a variety of tests such as pure-tone audiometry, tympanometry, and otoacoustic emissions (OAEs) to accurately diagnose hearing conditions. In addition, our team is skilled in evaluating balance disorders, providing a holistic approach to auditory health.

Untreated hearing loss can have far-reaching implications, impacting an individual's cognitive abilities and increasing the risk of developing conditions such as dementia. Studies have shown that the strain of decoding sounds over the years may overwhelm the brains of people with hearing loss, leaving them more susceptible to cognitive decline.

Additionally, hearing impairment can lead to social isolation, as individuals may avoid engaging in conversations and activities they once enjoyed. This isolation can exacerbate cognitive decline and contribute to the onset of depression and anxiety. Hearing tests for adults can help catch the gradual decline in hearing ability, allowing for timely management with hearing aids.

Early detection of hearing issues is just as crucial for kids, as hearing loss can impact their learning, speech, language development, and socialization. It is recommended that all babies receive a hearing screening before they leave the hospital, and regular screening tests should continue throughout childhood.

At Lonestar Audiology, we provide thorough hearing tests for adults and children alike, ensuring that any issues are identified and treated as early as possible. With comprehensive audiological evaluations and personalized care plans, our goal is to enhance our patients' hearing and overall quality of life.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the biggest benefit of hearing aids?

Hearing aids can greatly improve the quality of life for someone with hearing loss. These small devices amplify sound, making it easier for the wearer to listen, communicate, and participate more fully in daily activities.

Additionally, hearing aids can reduce the cognitive load on the brain. When hearing is impaired, the brain must work harder to comprehend and process sounds, leading to cognitive fatigue. With hearing aids, the brain can focus on other tasks and activities without being overworked.

For many, hearing aids provide a sense of normalcy, allowing them to enjoy social interactions and entertainment again, like music and movies.

What brand of hearing aids do you offer?

At Lonestar Audiology, we proudly offer hearing aids from Starkey, the only American-owned global hearing aid manufacturer. Their innovative technology and commitment to quality make them a trusted brand in the audiology industry.

Is your team experienced with veterans?

Yes! As community providers for the VA, our team has extensive experience working with veterans and understanding their unique hearing needs. We are committed to providing top-notch audiology services for those who have served our country.

How can I schedule an appointment with an experienced audiologist near me?

Scheduling your appointment with Lonestar ENT, Allergy, Audiology & Aesthetics is quick and hassle-free. We offer the convenience of online appointment requests, allowing you to book your hearing test for hearing loss or any other service at a time that fits your busy schedule.

Plus, we strive to accommodate same-day appointments whenever you need prompt attention whenever possible. Don't let hearing loss impact your life any longer—make your appointment today and experience the benefits of expert audiological care.

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Professional Hearing Aids Services in Palestine, TX

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