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Audiology 

Managing Hearing Loss?

If you are experiencing difficulty with your hearing, you are not alone. UNC Medical Center’s Audiology Department is here to help solve your hearing problems. Hearing impairment is the third most common chronic health problem in the United States behind hypertension and arthritis. 

It is estimated that:

  • hearing loss affects around 10% of the U.S population Hearing impairment affects people of all walks of life and all ages. 
  • As many as 6 out of every 1,000 infants in the U.S are born with significant hearing impairment. 

UNC Medical Center’s audiologists all share a common mission to provide outstanding hearing care to all of our patients and their families. Our goal is to give the best care to each patient through comprehensive hearing evaluations, a highly individualized approach to the selection and fitting of state-of-the-art hearing aid technology, and easy access to exceptional follow-up care.

Our Treatments and Services

  • Hearing evaluation
  • Hearing aids
  • Cochlear implant evaluations
  • Hearing aid repair and electroacoustic evaluations
  • Programming, troubleshooting  and diagnostic evaluations of cochlear implant equipment (Med-El, Cochlear Americas, and Advanced Bionics)
  • Custom swim molds
  • Custom-fit-in-ear headphones including personal audio monitors and earbud molds
  • Custom hearing protection including musician’s earplugs and Electronic Shooter Protection devices
  • Comprehensive hearing evaluations for pediatric through adult patient populations
  • Immittance testing
  • Otoacoustic emissions
  • Aural (hearing) rehabilitation, education and counseling

 

 

Make an Appointment Today

Learn more about how you can solve your hearing problems today. Call UNC Medical Center’s Hearing and Voice Center at 919-843-4479.

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