Audiology in Princeton and Monroe, NJ
Located in the Central New Jersey area, and serving the communities of Princeton, Plainsboro and other nearby cities, Princeton Otolaryngology Associates specializes in audiology. If you live in New Jersey and have a hearing, balance, or related ear problem, come visit our audiologists, Karen K. Herring, M.S. CCC-A and Dr. Rajool Dave, Au. D, CCC-A, who will examine your hearing problem, find its cause and determine the best treatment.
What is Audiology?
Audiology is the science of hearing. In the medical profession, it refers to the prevention, identification, evaluation and treatment of hearing and balance disorders. This is accomplished through a variety of procedures that may include testing for hearing and balance disorders, testing for central auditory processing disorders, electrophysiological testing, balance therapy and aural rehabilitation. Audiology also involves the prescribing and fitting of hearing aids.
What is an Audiologist?
An audiologist is a professional who evaluates hearing health and diagnoses hearing disorders. He or she has a degree in the field from an accredited organization. This may be a Doctorate in Audiology or a Master’s or Doctoral degree from a graduate program in the discipline. They may also hold additional certifications in the specialty and undergo continuing education throughout their practice years to keep abreast on the latest in advancements in the field. They work in both hospital and private practice settings. They treat both pediatric and adult populations from birth through the geriatric years.
Why Should I see an Audiologist?
An audiologist should be sought if there are any issues with hearing or balance. Treatments may include hearing aids, balance therapy, and aural rehabilitation. They are also consulted for wellness and preventative care such as hearing checks.
Why Choose Princeton Otolaryngology Associates for Audiology?
Princeton Otolaryngology Associates employs two audiologists, Karen K. Herring, M.S. CCC-A and Dr. Rajool Dave, Au. D, CCC-A. They are professional and knowledgeable doctors who have years of experience in the field. By performing comprehensive hearing tests, they are able to recommend the best solutions available to help optimize your ability to hear. The staff is friendly and patient, and the office and facility are warm and inviting, designed for you to relax and feel comfortable during your visit.
What to Expect During Your Audiology Consultation?
During your initial consultation, the doctor and staff will do a thorough intake of your hearing issue. This may include taking both self-reported symptoms from you as the patient and objective evaluation from the staff. Once the potential problem is identified, further testing and treatment is recommended. Insurance and payment options may also be discussed. Princeton Otolaryngology Associates accepts a variety of insurance plans, as well as financing via CareCredit®. Your hearing health is important to us. Feel free to discuss other types of payment plans that may be best for your budget.
If you live in New Jersey and have been wondering whether or not you might be a good candidate for hearing or balance treatment, therapy or rehabilitation, a consultation with our audiologists Karen Herring or Dr. Dave can answer all your questions. To schedule an appointment, contact them at Princeton Otolaryngology Associates. Our practice serves patients throughout the neighboring communities of Princeton and Plainsboro.