Lamar University Audiology Clinic

Tiffany Ballard and Katie Luttman testing a patient.

Since 1975, Lamar University Audiology has been helping individuals and their families to improve their quality of life to residents in the Golden Triangle and surrounding areas of Southeast Texas We are equipped with state-of- the-art instrumentation appropriate for assessment of hearing sensitivity, middle ear pathology, central auditory processing, hearing aid benefit/function and the overall identification and management of hearing and balance disorders.

As a training institution, the clinic is committed to providing services using the latest evidence-based protocols and equipment. All audiologists on staff hold Texas licensure and certification from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.

The Audiology Clinic provides the following services:

  • Hearing Screenings
  • Complete Hearing Testing for all ages
  • Industrial Hearing Evaluations
  • Central Auditory Processing Testing
  • Evoked Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE)
  • Hearing Aid Selection
  • Hearing Aid Sales, Orientation, and Repairs
  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Custom Hearing Protection Fitting
  • Swim Molds Fitting
  • Customized Musicians' Earplugs
  • Cochlear Implant Mapping and Related Services

Specialty Clinic

Cochlear Implant Clinic

Specialists at Lamar University’s Cochlear Implant Center offer support to pediatric and adult cochlear implant patients. This support includes initial diagnostic evaluations to determine candidacy, proper fitting of the cochlear implant and continual follow-up support to ensure that the greatest benefit is derived from the cochlear implant. Physicians in Beaumont and Houston provide the medical and surgical aspects of cochlear implantation.

Adult Aural Rehabilitation Clinic

The Adult Aural Rehabilitation Clinic at Lamar University helps individuals with hearing loss identify and maximize their communication potential. The focus is to prevention and/or remediation of wider consequences of hearing loss. The services include evaluating and treating a wide range of hearing impairments, as well as prescribing and programming hearing instruments, including cochlear implants. More importantly, this clinic also provide psychosocial support, communication training and assistive listening devices to improve the communication ability and the quality of life of individuals with hearing loss and their significant others.