New Horizons Audiology Centre aims at enabling hearing of the hearing-impaired child/adult with recent advances in technology (iPhone and android compatible, Bluetooth, wireless, auto zoom to signal, rechargeable hearing aids) and with skilled professionals, thus enabling them to a better quality of life with better speech and communication.

DIAGNOSTIC TESTING

Pure tone Audiometry (PTA)

A test to find out the exact level of hearing wherein a person presses a button on hearing a sound

Play Audiometry

A test done to find out hearing levels in children generally who are more than 2.5 years of age, using play methods and toys.

Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (VRA)

A test, done in children who are 6 months and above to find out hearing levels using light up toys to encourage a response.

Speech Audiometry

A test done to assess detection and discrimination of speech.

Tympanometry

A test to look for fluid in the middle part of the ear and check the middle ear functioning.

BERA (Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry)

A test done to check the hearing levels using a computer, which does not rely on the behavioral response and wherein the child/adult has to be asleep or very still.

Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE)

An automated test done to check health of the inner ear.

New Born Hearing Screening

Test hearing of babies to detect hearing loss that can impact speech.

Special Test

SISI and Tone decay- Tests done to help localize site of hearing difficulty in the hearing pathway.

Tinnitus Matching

A test done to match the tinnitus (sounds heard by an adult/child in the absence of any external sound) in regards to its pitch.

Vestibular Assessment-VEMP (Vestibular evoked myogenic potentials)

A test done to check the function of balance organs in the ear (otoliths).

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What we provide

Vestibular Management

Rehabilitation exercises to treat certain types of vertigo

Tinnitus Management

Tinnitus counselling and tinnitus makers to overcome the impact of tinnitus in day to day life.

Hearing Aid Trial, prescription and fitting of various types of digital hearing aids from a variety of multinational companies (Phonak, Resound, Siemens, Starkey)

Choice of hearing aid equipped with latest technology features is customized to suit different types of hearing loss.

Hearing Aid Programming of various Digital Aids

To maintain the natural sound quality, hearing aids are tuned and programmed to ensure full satisfaction

Ear Mould

Different types of loss need different types of ear moulds, which are customized by taking an impression of ear to ensure the best fitting of hearing aid. A choice of colours and logos are available on the moulds.

Pre Cochlear Implant Assessment

Children undergoing cochlear implant surgery get a comprehensive audiological evaluation with subjective and objective hearing test, assessment of hearing aid benefit, medical evaluations and parental questionnaires to help assess candidacy for the cochlear implant.

Cochlear Implant Mapping

Cochlear implant processors are tuned for maintaining the quality of hearing.

Aural Rehabilitation

Therapy sessions given to the child and parent with counselling to maximize benefit from wearing the hearing aid/ use of cochlear implant

Hearing Aid and Cochlear Implant Accessories and Parts

Batteries (size- 675, 13, 312, 10), Battery doors, wax guard, microphone protector, ear hook, hearing aid protector, Dry box etc. are available.We can assess children from the age of newborn babies till senior citizens and adapt our tests according to your need. The time taken for a hearing test ranges from 20 minutes to an hour, depending on the needs of the child/adult. For a child diagnosed with a hearing loss and fitted with hearing aids, monitoring of the child’s hearing is important to support the development of speech and language. We are promoting Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (VRA) for children when appropriate as a test of choice for hearing assessment in the appropriate age.