The Hearing & Balance Center

Audiological Testing & Procedures

Hearing Test - No Studying Necessary! Audiological evaluations are conducted over the age span. Here at Greenwood Hearing & Balance Center our licensed Doctor’s of Audiology are capable in assessing infancy through geriatrics. Infant/Childhood E...

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How much do hearing aids cost? Prices vary greatly depending upon technology. Prices range from $975 - $3250 per aid. Q. What types of hearing aids do you sell? We only use the highest quality products available in the hearing aid industry. Our...

Digital Hearing Aids

Today’s fully digital hearing aids have significant benefits over the hearing aids that were in use just ten years ago. Some of the features in digital hearing aids today include: Digital Noise Reduction Noise reduction algorithms are presented w...

Hearing Aid Additional Accessories

Greenwood ENT has the following hearing aid accessories available for purchase. Batteries Size 10 (yellow), Size 312 (Brown) Size 13 (orange), size 675 (Blue) are all available for purchase. Rechargeable Batteries Siemens Rechargeable 13 & 312. Wax...

Hearing Aid Batteries

Hearing aid batteries come in different sizes and colored packaging. As long as you remember the colored packaging, you will be able to remember which battery is the correct battery for your hearing aid. The colors are the same no matter where you choose...

Hearing Aid Selection Process

You may have to have a hearing test prior to discussing hearing aids if you haven’t had one recently (within six months). The hearing test is an important factor in determining which hearing aid will meet your needs. Q. Where do I begin? The hearing a...

Hearing Aid Styles

There are two basic category styles to hearing aids. There are hearing aids that go behind –the-ear (BTE) and in-the-ear (ITE). These two basic categories can be separated even further. BTE Style Hearing Aids Receiver in the ear (RIC) Very p...

Hearing Loss

The World Health Organization reported that over 5% of the world’s population (328 million adults and 32 million children) has disabling hearing loss. It was reported that over 20% of Americans have haring loss in at least one ear. Hearing loss can a...

Hearing Loss & Diabetes

According to the Better Hearing Institute, “Patients with diabetes are more than twice as likely as those without the disease to have hearing loss.” Within the study more than 40% of the patients with diabetes had some degree of hearing loss. “For years...

Hearing Loss Prevention

There are many things that can cause damage to the auditory system, but the most common is noise damage. Noises that exceed 85 decibels (dB) are loud enough to cause hearing loss. Please visit the NIH's Interactive sound ruler for examples of various...

Hearing Loss Simulator

Visit the Starkey® hearing loss simulator .

Tinnitus

50 million Americans experience tinnitus 12 million Americans seek medical attention for their tinnitus 2 million Americans are severely debilitated by their tinnitus Tinnitus is the medical term for the perception of sound in one...

Just for Kids

Hearing Aids for Children Every day, 33 babies are born in the United States with permanent hearing loss. It is one of the most frequently occurring birth defects. If you notice your child not responding when you call his or her name, constantly...

Why Choose Greenwood Ear, Nose & Throat?

Doctors of Audiology We offer local friendly & professional sales & service Top of the line hearing aid manufactures Custom Hearing Protection OSHA Industrial Testing Otoacoustic Emissions Testing Assistive Listening &...