Center for Audiology and Hearing Aids
The UPMC Center for Audiology and Hearing Aids in Pittsburgh performs routine and specialized hearing care evaluations and provides treatment for permanent hearing loss. Our goal is to provide evidence-based care related to your hearing loss and unique communication challenges.
Your UPMC audiologist will collect appropriate data about your hearing loss, communication needs, and lifestyle. He or she will then provide you with a personalized solution, matching available technology to your specific needs.
Hearing Assessments and Diagnostic Testing
The Center for Audiology and Hearing Aid Services offers both basic hearing assessments and free telephone hearing screenings.
To diagnose your condition, we offer special hearing tests including:
Our Specialty Hearing Programs and Custom Earmolds
The center also has three specialized programs for:
- Tinnitus treatment — treats people who suffer from noise in the ears (tinnitus) and hypersensitivity to sound (hyperacusis) using tinnitus retraining therapy (TRT).
- Musicians' hearing — cares for the auditory needs of musicians.
- Cochlear implants — helps those who cannot use hearing aids.
In addition, we can create custom earmolds including:
The UPMC Audiology and Hearing Aid Center also provides hearing effectiveness and safety services for businesses that must meet U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) requirements.