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Dr. Clint D. Keifer, Audiologist

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I am qualified to answer all questions related to the diagnosis and rehabilitative treatment of hearing and balance disorders. This includes evaluation of hearing and balance, counseling, amplification (hearing aids and assistive devices), tinnitus (noises in head) evaluation and management, cochlear implants, and audiology in general.

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I started my career as a hearing instrument specialist (on a trainee license) in 1998. After almost 2 years, I decided that I needed to pursue higher education if I was to provide the best care to hearing impaired patients that I could. In 2007, I completed my Doctor of Audiology and have been providing audiological care for almost 5 years. I have vestibular, cochlear implant, and pediatric experience along with prescribing, fitting, and verification of hearing aid amplification as part of comprehensive hearing loss rehabilitation.


Audiology doctor and owner at Great Lakes Audiology in Toledo, OH. phone: 419 327-2273 website: American Academy of Audiology American Speech-Language Hearing Association Ohio Academy of Audiology


Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Western Michigan University, Speech Pathology and Audiology Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.), Ohio State University Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A)

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Recent Answers from Dr. Clint D. Keifer, Audiologist

2014-02-03 could my tinnitus be non-neurological:

Malcolm,    You ask a very complex question, but the short answer is "yes, your sinus problems could be the cause (or at least contributing)".    The longer answer is that tinnitus is very complex and

2014-02-03 Plugged right ear:

Hello David,    I am sorry you are having this problem.  My first thought is that you should stop using the home remedy.  There are some combinations that can be used and are recommended for home use/earwax

2014-01-31 unilateral hearing loss:

I would say that your history and symptoms are fairly consistent with otosclerosis with the addition of ETD.  The otolaryngologist (ENT) is likely reading the report from the audiologist who did the testing

2014-01-30 unilateral hearing loss:

Wendy,    You ask a good question.  Eustachian tube dysfunction would explain a "retracted" eardrum and sometimes tinnitus.  If this has been chronic (long-term), then I would hope some medical treatment

2014-01-24 Ears popping crackling dizzy:

Hello Kayla,    I am sorry to hear you are not feeling well.  It sounds as though you may have some middle ear issues (cracking, popping, etc) which may also be contributing to the dizziness. Often the


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