Port Huron Audiology Welcomes You!

Our expert audiologist at the Hearing and Balance Center of Port Huron is here to help you!

Thank you for taking the time to visit the Hearing and Balance Center of Port Huron, a leading audiology provider of hearing aids, hearing loss assessment, and related hearing services. At Port Huron Audiology we strive to ensure that our patients get the care and help they need, whether it is knowledge about your hearing or treatment options for a known hearing loss. We can help determine if you have a hearing loss, discuss with you what this means, and explore the different treatment options you have. Give us a call today and schedule your consultative appointment with one of our expert and friendly audiologists!

Associated with Port Huron Ear, Nose, and Throat, the Hearing and Balance Center of Port Huron works in close collaboration with Dr. Frank Brettschneider and Dr. Neal Obermyer to diagnose and treat conditions that relate to hearing loss. The following are just a few of the medical conditions that can be linked to hearing loss:

  • Meniere’s Disease
  • Diabetes (especially Type II)
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
  • Chemotherapy drugs (i.e., -mycin family, Cisplatin, Carboplatin)
  • Ototoxic drugs (recreational, prescription pain drug abuse)
  • High blood pressure
  • Noise exposure (occupational, recreational, social)
  • Sinus congestion
  • Allergies
  • Tinnitus (i.e., ringing, hissing, chirping, crickets, popping, roaring sounds in the ear)
  • Balance problems (i.e., dizziness, lightheadedness, vertigo, unsteadiness)
  • Ear discomfort (i.e., pain, fullness, plugged sensation, clogged feeling)
  • Cerumen, ear wax impaction (note: you will need to see your primary care physician first and have referral to be seen for this condition)
  • Sudden hearing loss
  • Perforation (hole) in the eardrum
  • Ear infections, fluid in the ears
  • Disorders affecting the kidneys

Common Signs of Hearing Loss

Do you have any of the common signs of hearing loss? If the answer is yes, let our Audiologists help diagnose your hearing loss and suggest possible treatment options with you:

  • Complaining of people mumbling
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Trouble hearing in background noise
  • Asking people to repeat themselves
  • Turning up the volume on audio devices (television, radio, telephone)
  • Decrease in quality of life
  • Withdrawing from family and social activities
  • Complaints of depression, fatigue, and/or stress

Hearing Aids

  • Hearing aid sizes range from Completely-in-the-ear (ITE) to Behind-the-ear (BTE)
  • ITE aids usually perform for 3-5 years
  • BTE hearing aids last longer then the 3-5 years, just needing minor modifications due to the ear growing slightly over time

Port Huron Hearing and Audiology Services

  • Hearing testing
  • Hearing aids
  • Assistive Listening Devices (ALD)
  • Balance tests
  • All hearing loss services

See and learn more about your available hearing aid options.