Make informed decisions on the purchase of your next hearing aid device!
Karr Audiology Hearing & Balance Center has been providing hearing healthcare services to the Athens and surrounding communities for over 30 years. We offer a variety of hearing healthcare services including diagnostic hearing assessments, rehabilitation, education, and counseling. Our clinic also fits and dispenses premium hearing aids and related devices to suit all types of hearing loss and lifestyles. Assessments regarding the level of technology that would be best suited to our patients are generally completed following a comprehensive hearing evaluation by a qualified hearing health care professional. We also offer the latest technology to help in diagnosing balance disorders. Karr Audiology Hearing and Balance Center has partnered with the American Institute of Balance as a Center of Specialty Care. We can help with concussion, balance, and dizziness issues that may arise. Please schedule a time to meet with a licensed audiologists to help with your issues.
We actively participate in the prevention of hearing loss through the provision and fitting of hearing protective devices, consultation on the effects of noise on hearing, and consumer education.
Our licensed audiologists are experts in the diagnosis of hearing impairment along with the fitting and programming of all levels of hearing aid technology including the most advanced. They continue to attend educational trainings on the most up to date, state of the art instruments.
Members of Karr Audiology Hearing & Balance Center professional staff have met state and national requirements and attained the highest level of preparation for hearing health care service delivery. Our patients can be confident that our professionals are qualified to administer comprehensive hearing health care services.
Our goal is to provide you the best possible hearing care, based upon your individual needs. We provide a comprehensive array of services related to evaluation, rehabilitation and prevention of hearing impairment. These services include comprehensive hearing evaluations, specialized diagnostic testing, and industrial hearing screenings.
Choosing a hearing professional is one of the most important decisions a hearing impaired person can make. Since a hearing aid cannot be prescribed like eye glasses, proper hearing aid recommendation and fitting is highly dependent on the judgment and skill of the professional selecting the instrument. We test your hearing, select and dispense the hearing instrument best to meet your needs, in addition to, providing support, counseling and service of the hearing system. We are concerned about the person and make hearing solution recommendations to fit your lifestyle and personal needs in order to improve quality of life.
Please answer the question below to the best of your ability. After you choose your answer, the next question will appear. At the end of the survey, you will be provided with a score, and you may send this score to us so we may discuss any hearing loss issues you are having.
Are there situations in which you find it difficult to hear clearly?
Do you have to strain to understand conversations?
Do you have a problem hearing over the telephone?
Do you have trouble following a conversation when two or more people are talking at the same time?
Do you have trouble hearing conversations in a noisy background such as a restaurant or a group gathering?
Do you have dizziness, pain, or ringing in your ears?
Do family members or coworkers remark about you missing what has been said?
Do people complain that you turn the TV volume up too high?
Do you find it hard to hear someone when they talk in a soft voice or whisper?
Do you find understanding women and children particularly challenging?
You received a score of