Uhring's Hearing and Balance Center

Audiologist specializing in Diagnostic Hearing Evaluations, Outer Ear: Video Otoscopy, Middle Ear: Tympanometry, Inner Ear: Audiometry, Outer Hair Cells: OAE Auditory Brain Stem Response, Digital Hearing Aids, Comprehensive Dizziness & Balance Testing and Therapy, Tinnitus Evaluation & Therapy, Infant Screening & Pediatric VRA, Auditory Processing Disorders/ Testing and Therapy.

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If We Treated Glasses Like Hearing Aids

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Hearing loss and cognitive decline

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Acupuncture for hearing loss or tinnitus: Will it help?

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medicalnewsbulletin.com Study finds a reduction in the incidence of Alzheimer’s and dementia, depression and anxiety, and serious falls, in older adults who wear hearing aids, compared to those who do not.

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Apple's 'Noise' App Is Designed to Save You From Yourself

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Here’s What An Audiologist Says About Protecting Your Hearing During Festival Season

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Could Your Depression Be Related to Hearing Loss?

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wdef.com A Cleveland State Community College student is taking action to help people with disabilities.

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Are Movie Theater Caption Readers Properly Maintained?

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Do You Need Your Hearing Aids to Drive?

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livingwithhearingloss.com This article I wrote for Hearing Tracker is about driving with hearing loss. What do you think? Do you need your hearing aids to drive? In several states, we will need to upgrade our driver’s lice…

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The UN Issues Urgent Volume Guidelines for Audio Devices — Warns That More Than 1 Billion People Are at Risk of Permanent Hearing Damage – Digital Music News

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thestkittsnevisobserver.com BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided that when it comes to loud headphones and hearing loss, enough is enough. Along with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), it has published recommended specifications for a new generation of hi-fi headsets that won....

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A Quiet Place showed me I have tinnitus

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Deaf swimmer shatters expectations, records

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Five Reasons To Get Your Hearing Tested

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200 Mifflin St
Huntingdon, PA
16652-6934

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LINKS • American Academy of Audiology, www.audiology.org • Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology, www.paadudiology.org • Academy of Dispensing Audiologists, www.audiologists.org • American Tinnitus Association, www.ata.org • Hearing Loss Association of America, www.hlaa.org • Mayo Clinic, www.mayoclinic.com • National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders, www.nidcd.nih.gov • www.kidshealth.org • Auditory Processing, www.kidshealth.org/parent/medical/ears/central_auditory.html • Balance and Dizziness, http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/balance/baldizz.asp • Patient Financing, www.carecredit.com MANUFACTURERS • Oticon, www.oticonus.com • Starkey, www.starkey.com • Phonak, www.phonak.com • Siemens, www.siemens.com • As well as GnReSound, Audiosync and others LOCATION We are conveniently located in the Wal-Mart plaza, Huntingdon, right off of route 22. If you are headed on 22 West, you will need to exit onto Route 26, follow the exit under route 22, go to the second red light and turn right into the Wal-Mart plaza. Appointments are also available at 611 University Drive, State College by calling 814-237-3267 WHO ARE WE in Huntingdon, she was the Clinic Coordinator and instructor at Penn State University from 1994 to 2008. Dr. Uhring has presented at conferences on hearing health subjects and has been published in audiology journals in the area of Auditory Processing Disorders. Dr. Uhring completed her Undergraduate Degree in Deaf Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, her Masters in Audiology from Uhring’s Hearing and Balance Center, LLC, Elise North Uhring, Au.D. Doctor of Audiology Dr. Elise Uhring has been an audiologist for over 20 years. Prior to practicing James Madison University in Virginia, her Doctorate in Audiology degree from Salus University. She has managed to do all of this as well as be a wife and proud mother of two children, Andrew and AnaLise. Dr. Uhring’s previous experiences have included full time employment in an Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor’s office, a Veteran’s Administration Hospital, as well as consultant for various retirement villages. Current interests included: diagnostic audiology, digital hearing aid technology, and auditory processing disorders. She is a member of: • The American Academy of Audiology • The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association • The Educational Audiology Association • The Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology (past board member) She is board certified by the American Academy of Audiology and is a Past Newsletter chairperson of the Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology. She maintains the highest level of knowledge and familiarization with hearing loss, new hearing aid technology and balance disorders. By attending state and national conventions and receiving continuing education credits, Dr. Uhring is familiar with the most up-to-date treatments and technology available including otoacoustic emissions and electronystagmography. With over 25 years of clinical experience working closely with several ENT’s and many other physicians, Dr. Uhring’s has the extensive experience to professionally assess, diagnose and treat all audiological related problems. She specializes in advanced-technology hearing aids that individually fit a person’s hearing loss and in the assessment of dizziness and the treatment of vestibular problems. Our practice also includes: Bonnie Varner Registered Pennsylvania Hearing Aid Dispenser Bonnie has been with the practice since 2000. Starting as the receptionist, she was mentored by Susan Parr, learning how to properly clean and diagnose problems with hearing aids. In 2006, she began the process of becoming a Registered Hearing Aid Dispenser. She continues to attend educational seminars to keep up to date with the latest technology and how it can better serve the patients. Bonnie also takes care of all of the insurance billing and accounts receivable. Should you have any questions regarding your coverage, she will be happy to help. Diane Swanger Receptionist Diane has been with the practice since 2008. She will take care of all of your needs while waiting to see the doctor or hearing aid dispenser. Diane will check you in and help you complete all of your paperwork. She is also the one who will make your follow up appointments. James Uhring Treasurer/Graphic Artist Jim has a Bachelors degree from Penn State in integrative arts and handles all of our advertising and sales promotions. He helps cover the front office when needed. Angela Grace Boonie, Au.D. CCC-A • Graduated from Huntingdon Area High School in 1997 • Attended Penn State University earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communication Disorders in and a minor in Psychology in 2002. • Earned a Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) from Bloomsburg University in 2006. • Member of the American Speech and Hearing Association with a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) Michaela Bonawitz • Audiological Technician since 1971 • Giesinger Medical Center, NA, HSA certification Audiometric - 1975 • 7 years as Audiometric Tech in State College

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 16:30
Friday 09:00 - 16:30
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