Our experienced staff of audiologists and audiometric assistants work diligently to provide the best care and treatment to all of our patients. Our goal is to help improve our patients’ overall quality of life through better hearing and balance. Heuser Hearing Clinic is home to expert staff members who specialize in dizziness, tinnitus (ringing in the ears), pediatrics, cochlear implants, electrophysiology and hearing aids.
Local board-certified neurotologists or otologists (otolaryngologists, or ear, nose, and throat doctors, who specialize exclusively in hearing and ear-related disorders) utilize our up-to-date otology suite. Our otology team focuses on diagnosing and treating any ear problem in children and adults, through both surgical and non-surgical means. We strive to provide our patients with the best treatment options in the Kentucky and Southern Indiana regions we serve.
Heuser Hearing Institute has been committed to serving deaf and hard of hearing children in Louisville, throughout Kentucky and across Southern Indiana for more than 65 years. In addition to our educational offerings for children with speech, hearing and auditory processing disorders, we also treat a range of conditions and disorders at Heuser Hearing Clinic. Below…Read More
For children, the earlier their hearing loss is identified the better. Most states require newborn babies to be screened for hearing loss; some have high-risk registry that identifies children who may be prone to congenital or progressive hearing loss. If it has been determined that your child is at risk or if their infant hearing screening…Read More
A hearing exam is the first step in determining whether a hearing loss exists and, if so, measures its type, degree and configuration. Hearing testing evaluates the function of the auditory system, including the inner ear and auditory nerve. Different tests are performed depending on the age and development of the patient. Newborns must be…Read More
Hearing loss is one of the biggest health concerns in the U.S. It is the third most commonly reported physical condition, following arthritis and heart disease. It affects roughly 20 percent of the American population and can strike people of all ages. Symptoms of Hearing Loss Hearing loss is a progressive condition that worsens over…Read More
Hearing aids are a boon to millions of Americans with hearing loss. But as well as they perform, they do have their limitations. They won’t work for all types of hearing loss, and some people find them too uncomfortable to wear or complain of the “occlusion effect” they produce in the ear. They must be…Read More
Dizziness and balance issues are a major health concern for patients of all ages; an estimated one in three people experience these problems at least once in their lifetime. Each year, dizziness and imbalance result in five to eight million visits to physician’s offices, and about a third of those are caused by a vestibular…Read More
Ringing in the ear, or tinnitus, is a widespread condition that affects an estimated 50 million Americans. Some people describe it as a hissing, roaring, whooshing or buzzing sound instead of ringing. It may be sporadic or constant, and is a symptom of an underlying condition rather than a disease itself. There are many factors…Read More
Protecting your hearing can go a long way in preventing hearing loss and we encourage patients to explore the best options for hearing protection. Loud noise exposure is responsible for more cases of sensorineural hearing loss amongst Louisville residents than anything else, including the natural aging process. If you’re regularly or even occasionally exposed to…Read More
Sometimes, individuals exhibit classic signs of hearing loss: they do not hear well, or may only understand a portion of what is being said. They experience learning difficulties, particularly in environments with lots of background noise. When multiple people are talking, they lose focus and can’t follow the conversation. What Is CAPD? While all signs…Read More