Tinnitus Treatment and Management Options
There may not be a single cure for tinnitus but there are excellent options for treatment.
Tinnitus is often accompanied by hearing loss, and the first step to better hearing is to conduct a hearing test and a case history. Here we gather as much relevant information as possible regarding your hearing history, such as trauma to the ears or family history of hearing loss and/or tinnitus. You will be asked to describe your tinnitus: when does it tend to occur; is it more prominent in one ear; are there environmental triggers; when was the initial onset. This will then be followed by a visual inspection of your ear canals with an otoscope.
The methods for managing tinnitus are case dependent. From the results hearing test and your case history, we will tailor a strategy to help manage your tinnitus. Methods may involve masking, lifestyle changing habits or other methods.
What is the cost?
The initial consultation is $95 and may take up to an hour. You will present your concerns to the clinician who will then ask you further questions in order to best plan out a treatment strategy.
Are there any safety considerations?
There are no safety considerations involved in consulting with a clinician. If however there are urgent underlying health concerns that are the direct cause of your tinnitus, we recommend you seek medical attention immediately. Medical indicators may include sudden onset of tinnitus, asymmetrical hearing loss, sudden hearing loss in one or both ears.
Who performs the consultation and what are their qualifications?
The consultation will be performed by a licenced Audiologist or Hearing Instrument Specialist who is trained and certified in the management or treatment of tinnitus.
What Should I Do Next?
Depending on your situation, you may have more questions or you may want to book an appointment to assess your needs. Either way, give us a call and we’ll assist you on the next step to hear better!
Five Convenient Locations in the GTA!
Vaughan / Maple: 975 Major MacKenzie Dr W unit 4
Call: (905) 832-9095
Toronto / North York: 2367 Finch Ave W. Unit A
Call: (416) 546-7281
Richmond Hill / Mackenzie Health Hospital: 10 Trench St unit 2234
Call: (905) 763-0460
Concord / Vaughan Mills: 3175 Rutherford Rd Unit 4
Call: (905) 597-1114
North York: 1275 Finch Ave. W. Suite 208
Call: (416) 516-3332