AT THE HONOLULU AND PEARLRIDGE OFFICE
Dr. Howard Tamashiro uses specialized equipment to obtain accurate test results about your hearing loss. The tests are conducted in sound-treated rooms with calibrated equipment. He will thoroughly inspect your ear canals and eardrum with an instrument called an otoscope and conduct a diagnostic audiological evaluation to assess your hearing problems.
Dr. Tamashiro is knowledgeable about the latest applications of hearing aid technology.
- Complete diagnostic audiological testing
- Individualized hearing assessments & recommendations based on your communication needs
- Choice of hearing aids & styles
- Specializing in advanced digital, virtually invisible hearing aids
- Assistive Listening Devices
We can perform a hearing evaluation and hearing aid fitting for you. During a hearing evaluation we will take a detailed case history regarding your hearing health. Dr. Howard Tamashiro, AUD will ask questions and perform a physical examination of your ear to assess the general condition of your ear canal and eardrum. Next, we will conduct a diagnostic hearing evaluation. You will listen to various pure tones through insert earphones in a sound proof booth. We will assess the softest level that you can hear these sounds. You will also be tested on how clearly you understand and recognize words. After the testing is complete, we will review the results with you. If a medical condition is discovered or suspected. If the test results indicate you would benefit from the use of hearing aids, we will discuss various options most appropriate for your hearing needs.