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Hearing Loss Treatment Services

At Cornerstone Hearing Centers Inc we provide the full range of hearing loss evaluation and treatment services to meet the various needs of our Colorado patients. When you come in, our on-staff  expert audiologist will conduct all of the necessary hearing tests and evaluations to develop the best hearing improvement plan for you. From there, we can take you through the entire hearing aid process from choosing the best hearing aid for your needs, to ensuring that it functions and fits properly, and even being available to make any repairs or adjustments down the road. Below is our full fleet of hearing loss evaluation and treatment services.

Adult Hearing Tests and Evaluations

Hearing Tests and Evaluations | Aurora, COA complete audiological examination is the basic hearing examination. It consists of pure tone air and bone conduction testing as well as speech audiometry and immittance testing. Testing pure tones is done to determine the degree of hearing loss and whether the loss is conductive and sensorineural. Speech audiometry is obtained to determine the individuals ability to understand speech at an elevated comfortable level.

 

Pediatric Hearing Tests and Evaluations

Pediatric Hearing Tests and Evaluations | Aurora, COInfants to adolescent children can not always be tested by conventional audiometry. In those cases various behavioral techniques can be used. In general children can be tested behaviorally using play audiometry, modified pure tone audiometry, speech audiometry, and immittance testing. In addition other techniques can be used such as OAEs.

 

Hearing Aid Evaluations

During this appointment, you and your hearing care professional will determine which type of hearing aid is most appropriate for you and your individual needs. This includes choosing the type of technology needed and your desired style of hearing aid. This choice will also reflect your budget, activity level and lifestyle.

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Hearing Aids

We offer a wide variety of digital hearing aids from various manufacturers. We do not feel that one manufacturer is right for everyone. We will assist you in finding the best solution for your hearing needs that fit within your budget. We realize purchasing hearing aids is a big investment. In order to obtain the best results from your investment, we at CornerStone Hearing include with all of our hearing instrument purchases:

  • quarterly cleanings and adjustments
  • yearly audiometric screenings
  • 1-3 year loss and damage insurance
  • 1-3 year repair warranty
  • batteries provided for the life of the original manufacturers warranty
  • 60 day trial period

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Types of Hearing Aids

Cornerstone Hearing Centers is a proud provider of the best Colorado Hearing Aids that fit most hearing losses, lifestyle, and budget. The RIC (receiver in the canal) currently is the industries leader due to its discreet look and its superior sound quality. It is important to remember that not all hearing aids are the same even though they may look exactly alike.

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Hearing Aid Repairs and Maintenance

Should your hearing aid need repairs and we cannot fix it in the office, we will send it back to the manufacturer. If the hearing aid is under warranty they will repair it at no cost to you. If the hearing aid is not under warranty and the patient desires it to be fixed, the manufacturer will repair it at a reasonable cost to you. We will provide loaner hearing aids whenever possible.

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Custom Ear Molds and Hearing Protection

We offer a variety of custom ear molds and earpieces for swimmers, pilots, hunters, motorcycle riders, musicians, and IPOD users to name a few.

Assistive Listening Devices

We offer many types of assistive listening devices such as t-coil compatible earpieces for cell phone usage, TV ears, amplified telephones etc. Additionally, FM systems offer additional help in situations when hearing aids do not provide the necessary assistance.

Otoacoustic Emissions Testing (OAE)

This is an objective test which measures hair cell function in the inner ear. An emission is a sound generated within the normal cochlea in response to stimulation. OAE testing is used for a number of reasons for both adults and children.

Tinnitus Evaluation and Treatments

Tinnitus, also known as “ringing in the ears”, is a very common problem in the hearing world. Almost 36 million Americans suffer from this troublesome issue. Tinnitus can form in any of the following areas of the ear: the inner ear, the middle ear, the outer ear or sometimes from issues from inside the brain itself. One of the top causes of tinnitus is where the endings of the hearing nerve located in the inner ear is damaged in one way causing tinnitus. Other factors of tinnitus can range from loud noises, medications, disease, and sometimes even extremely serious problems such as a brain tumor or aneurysm. While tinnitus is a difficult condition, there are still options in treatment.

Dr. Borcic will assist in recommending a coarse of action to deal with this persistent problem. As each person has a different response to the treatments. Tinnitus Treatment in Colorado

Overview of Tinnitus

Tinnitus Treatment | Aurora, COTinnitus, also known as “ringing in the ears”, is a very common problem in the hearing world. Almost 36 million Americans suffer from this troublesome issue. Tinnitus can form in any of the following areas of the ear: the inner ear, the middle ear, the outer ear or sometimes from issues from inside the brain itself. One of the top causes of tinnitus is where the endings of the hearing nerve located in the inner ear is damaged in one way causing tinnitus. Other factors of tinnitus can range from loud noises, medications, disease, and sometimes even extremely serious problems such as a brain tumor or aneurysm. While tinnitus is a difficult condition, there are still options in treatment.

Tinnitus Treatments

With the amount of cases of tinnitus in the world today and how each person varies, there is no set treatment for tinnitus. In some cases, tinnitus has been seen to go away on its own and while unfortunately in other cases, the tinnitus cannot be resolved and will stay with you forever. Some audiologists and otolaryngologists will use treatments such as prescription drugs such as Gabaptentin and Acamprosate to different treatments like Niacin. Some common and easy remedies that tinnitus suffers try may sometimes relieve the effects of the condition. This can be reducing or eliminating caffeine, quitting smoking, zinc supplements, melatonin, ginko biloba, and therapy. Before you try any of these, it’s important to see an audiologist to confirm you have tinnitus.

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What to do?

If you or a loved one believe you are suffering from the harsh effects of tinnitus, you should schedule an appointment to see an audiologist immediately. When seeing them, it’s important to tell them what you are hearing and other factors such as what medication you take. Sometimes there are simple steps to cure tinnitus and sometimes you will have to live with it forever. No matter what, it’s important to understand that it is possible to live with tinnitus and different treatments to help lessen it. If you are suffering from what you believe is tinnitus, contact us at Cornerstone Hearing Centers today so we can provide you with an evaluation today.

Tympanometry

Tympanometry is an examination used to test the condition of the middle of the ear and mobility of the eardrum(tympanic membrane) and the conduction bones. The test is done by creating vibrations of air pressure in the ear canal.

We Also Sell:

Cell Phone Accessories

We can make custom ear mold for cell phone headsets. We also are specialists in bluetooth and wireless communications.

Battery Sales

We stock the following hearing aid batteries for purchase:

  • Size 10 (yellow)
  • Size 312 (brown)
  • Size 13 (orange)
  • Size 675 (blue)