audiology

MR. JYOTIBA RENAKE

Audiologist &speech language pathologist

Patil ent clinic  – Is a centre for hearing aids, and speech therapy. 

We are a team of Audiologists and Speech Pathologists. Our senior audiologist  JYOTIBA R  has qualification FROM   AYJNIHH BANDRA WEST MUMBAI and work experience from India, ESI HOSPITAL RAJAJINAGAR BANGALORE,AND KLECCH MRC BELGAUM PATIL ENT CLINIC , ARYAN SPEECH AND HEARING CARE CLINIC   patil ent clinic  Since the inception the clinic has grown exponentially with regards to client visits and services offered.

PATIL ENT CLINIC we have expertise in the following areas

  • Hearing assessment for adults and senior citizens
  • New born hearing assessment. 
  • Speech and Language assessment
  • Hearing aids – prescriptions, sales, programming, repairs and accessories
  • Cochlear implants – recommendations, mapping, repairs and accessories
  • Speech Therapy – for various speech, language and voice disorders. For Ex – Stammering, Misarticulation, Hearing loss, Voice disorders, Delayed speech etc. 
  • Auditory verbal therapy – Specialised therapy for children with cochlear implants. 

HEARING ASSESSMENT

At patil ent clinic we have the expertise in hearing assessment irrespective of the patient age. Did you know that we can test a child’s hearing soon after its birth? Yes, we have a set of highly sophisticated tests which can ascertain the hearing ability in children. The same holds true for adults who have difficulties with their hearing ability. All tests are conducted by qualified audiologists. We are capable of assessing your hearing with many tests, few of the important ones are listed below.

  • Video Otoscopy
  • Pure Tone Audiometry
  • Tympanometry
  • Acoustic reflex testing
  • Real ear measurements
  • Speech Mapping
  • Auditory brainstem response measurements (ABR/BERA)
  • Auditory steady state response measurements (ASSR)
  • Cochlear microphonic test
  • Otoacoustic emissions
  • And many others

HEARING AIDS

At patil ent clinic  we have expertise in hearing aids. We have collaborations with leading hearing instrument manufacturers like Siemens (Signia), Resound GN, and phonak ,widex, and oticon. We follow a patient centric approach while recommending hearing aids.  We first understand the patient’s hearing difficulties, their listening and lifestyle needs. We then carry out the required tests to determine the hearing aids that best suit the patient’s needs. 

Hearing aid instruments are priced between Rs 10,000 to Rs 2,50,000/-

There is wide variation in prices because of the technology used in the hearing aids. Hearing aid technology can be classified into following categories.

Latest technology hearing automatic and rechargeable aids - Rs 1,20,000 onwards.

  • Best suited for patients who want maximum speech clarity with minimum amount of external noise. 
  • Ideally suited for an individual who leads active lifestyle, constantly moving from house, to office and to other environments, interacting with many individuals. 
  • These hearing aids have rechargeable capability.
  • These hearing aids are connected to cloud and can be reprogrammed/readjusted without having the need to visit the clinic.
  • These hearing aids offer the highest satisfaction in terms of sound quality and clarity. 

Mid Level Technology automatic hearing aids - Rs 50,000 each

  • Best suited for a person who leads a retired lifestyle and moves around into limited places like market, bank etc. 
  • These hearing aids have efficient automatic noise reduction. These hearing aids reduce the background noise automatically in noisy areas like markets and restaurants. 
  • As they hearing aids are automatic they require very little manual adjustments from the user.

Basic technology automatic hearing aids - Rs 31,000 each

  • Best Suited for a person who leads a retired lifestyle and is mainly at home
  • These hearing aids have automatic noise reduction. The efficiency of noise reduction is poor as they are a basic technology hearing aids.  So if the client lives in a quiet area they will be comfortable with these devices. 

Economy Programmable hearing aid - Rs 17,000 each

  • Best suited for a patient looking for economically priced hearing aids. 
  • These hearing aids work well in a very quiet place and when someone speaks from a close distance
  • Hearing aids lack clarity when someone speaks from a distance and in presence of background noise. 

Economy non-programmable hearing aid - Rs 10,000 each

  • Best Suited for a client who wants to improve their hearing marginally 
  • These hearing aids cannot be programmed for accuracy, therefore, they tend to amplify all the sounds. 
  • These hearing aids increase volume but lack in clarity. 
  • Clients are advised to have low expectations with these hearing aids. 

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SPEECH THERAPY

In our clinic Speech therapy helps a child speak and improve the ability to understand and express language. We help a child to speak by providing speech therapy services. 

  • Does your Child need speech therapy? 
  • If your child has hearing loss and is unable to respond to sounds,
  • If your child is unable to communicate or have any issues in pronunciation.
  • If her or his speech and language development is delayed 
  • If he or she is not responding to your speech
  • If he or she screams more than speak 
  • If his or her voice sounds harsh
  • If he or she is not making eye contact and poor in social interactions
    If you answered yes to any of the above-mentioned statements then yes, your child needs speech therapy and you better hurry. Results are better when speech therapy is done at a younger age. 
    Speech therapist will help your child improve their hearing ability along with speech understanding and expression skills. They will also help in improving pronunciation, social skills, and cognitive skills. Speech therapists will also guide the parents with future treatment directions. Speech therapy programs are tailored to the individual needs of each child. 

Is speech therapy only meant for children?
No! Speech therapy is also provided for number of varying speech, language and voice issues faced by adults. 
Identifying and treating speech and language disorders early on is preferred approach. To learn more about speech therapy and to get treated for your speech and language difficulties, contact us.