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4 Benefits of Visiting An Audiologist

by | Dec 19, 2018 | Industry News, Patient Resources

Enjoying life is easier when we take good care of ourselves. The body works beautifully most of the time and ticks away quietly and miraculously in so many ways. When something is slightly off, you quickly get an indicator which means there is something you need to address. When this is something as delicate and yet vital as your hearing, it’s worth seeking professional assistance from an audiology clinic like North Houston Hearing Solutions.

Here we explore just some of the reasons why you might consider using the services of a trained Audiologist.

Treating the cause, not just the symptoms

You could get a hearing aid from a hearing aid dispenser. This may help to improve the quality of your hearing experience. However, you will not get a diagnosis or treatment plan if this is your only source of hearing support. Many issues with the ears can be improved or resolved.

Some people think hearing loss is a natural result of aging or working in a noisy environment. While this can be the case, it isn’t always. An Audiologist can help you understand your hearing issues and, potentially, improve your health with their professional skills.

Building a relationship

Understandably, some people find using a new health care professional feels like a step into the unknown. This can lead to resistance when it comes to booking that appointment. Once you start to get to know your provider, you can build a relationship that supports you in taking care of your hearing health. At North Houston Hearing Solutions, we understand that making you feel comfortable means you are more likely to visit, so we put the patient experience at the center of our practice.

Hearing aid support

Integrating a hearing aid into your life can be a huge step towards enjoying your day-to-day experiences again. However, it does take some getting used to and expert guidance can help that process to feel smooth and easy. We have experience working with many different types of hearing support and we understand the impact that the right techniques can have on your chances of using your hearing aid regularly.

Protecting your hearing

Most of your hearing support takes place at home. With our advice around hearing protection, you can learn to be conscious of your hearing needs in your daily life. Whether this means using your hearing aid in a certain way or taking precautions in loud environments, a professional Audiologist can give you tailored advice to match your lifestyle needs.

At North Houston Hearing Solutions, we are here to help regardless of where you are with your hearing needs. The first step is to contact us to make an appointment with an Audiologist in Houston to begin to get the support you need.

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Dr. Lacey Brooks, CCC-A, FAAA - Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Lacey Brooks received a bachelor’s degree in Biology and Chemistry in 2003, and earned her Doctorate of Audiology in 2009. She completed her clinical internships and residency at various facilities within Houston Medical Center. Dr. Brooks is a preferred provider for the American Institute of Balance (ABI), a professional member of the American Tinnitus Association (ATA), a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), a member of the Texas Academy of Audiology (TAA) and is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She is also the vice president of the Louisiana State University Houston Chapter Alumni Association. In addition to her years of experience identifying, diagnosing and treating all types and degrees of hearing loss, and vestibular disorders, Dr. Brooks has spent the last 13 years becoming an expert in Tinnitus management and therapy. Dr. Brooks is also one of the few providers in the country certified for Lyric Implantable Devices. For over seven years, Dr. Brooks successfully ran and operated more than six audiology clinics for one of the largest practices in the state of Texas before joining the North Houston Hearing Solutions team in 2016. Dr. Brooks prides herself on providing her patients with the highest quality of care. She loves her patients dearly and feels so fortunate that she gets to help improve their daily lives. This love, combined with her impressive skill set, business experience and passion for helping people hear has made Dr. Lacey Brooks a wonderful addition to the North Houston Hearing Solutions’ team. When not at the office, Dr. Brooks enjoys spending time with her daughter, husband, family, and friends. Dr. Brooks is also very involved in her church and with mission work in her community and abroad.

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