Services

The University of Colorado Health team is comprised of highly qualified and experienced hearing and balance health care professionals. We are the premier providers of audiology specialty health care and hearing and balance medical services in the greater Front Range area. Our team evaluates, diagnoses and treats a variety of audiological conditions, and we work with patients of all ages from pediatrics to geriatrics in a compassionate setting.


Hearing Tests

The first step in diagnosing hearing loss is to undergo a hearing evaluation. A comprehensive evaluation consists of a series of individual tests that will help determine the extent and type of hearing loss. The audiologists at are skilled in conducting a number of tests…

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Types of Hearing Aids

Despite the fact that hearing aids all do essentially the same thing – amplify sounds to improve a patient’s ability to hear – and feature the same basic components (a microphone, amplifier and receiver), there are quite a few different styles to choose from. The…

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About Cochlear Implants

What is a Cochlear Implant? A cochlear implant is a surgically implanted device that bypasses damaged hair cells in the ear and provides electrical stimulation directly to the auditory nerve, giving patients who are severely hearing impaired or profoundly deaf the ability to hear. It…

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Osseointegrated Devices

Osseointegrated devices, also known as bone anchored hearing aids, consist of a titanium implant, an external abutment and a sound processor. Like cochlear implants, the osseointegrated devices bypass damaged hair cells in the auditory canal and middle ear, transmitting sound vibrations through the external abutment…

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Hearing Protection

We are exposed to sound on a daily basis. Volume levels vary considerably, and can easily exceed 85 decibels (dB) – the threshold that is considered safe. Any prolonged exposure to noise exceeding this is harmful and can cause permanent, irreversible hearing loss. Noise-induced hearing…

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Vestibular & Balance Testing

Vestibular testing involves a series of tests that are administered when a patient is experiencing dizziness. They are used to determine whether symptoms of dizziness are caused by the balance system of the inner ear. The vestibular system is complex and responsible for many of…

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Tinnitus Therapy

Tinnitus is a persistent ringing in the ears that affects an estimated one out of every five people. It’s a nuisance, but rarely the sign of a serious condition. Its cause can vary, and may be the result of aging, noise exposure, infections, allergies, earwax…

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Otology/Neurotology Medical Evaluation

Otology/neurotology experts are otolaryngologists who focus on the science of hearing, balance, nerve function, infectious disease and anatomy of the head and neck. Their specialties include treatment of hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness, ear disease, facial nerve disorders, congenital deformities of the ear as well as…

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