Ask An Audiologist is run by a group of audiologists who want to give accurate information about hearing health on topics like hearing loss, tinnitus, hearing aids, implant devices, and assistive listening devices.
Audiologists who work in private practice are out in the field, fitting people from all walks of life with different levels of technology. Unlike manufacturers or researchers, they see firsthand what works and what doesn’t work as their patients deal with hearing loss and day-to-day struggles. They have to stay up-to-date on treatment options for their patients.
They are answerable to their patients, not to a manufacturer, investors, or grant funding.
Doctors of Audiology are the only experts that are university-trained to not only understand the auditory system but also how hearing aid technology impacts the audition and how every individual’s hearing loss is unique like a thumbprint. There is no one-size-fits-all solution. From otoscopy, where wax could be the cause, to how the brain processes auditory information, these are the experts you want to HEAR from.
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Ask An Audiologist works in collaboration with Entheos Audiology and Hearing The Call. Entheos Audiology is leading the way in standards of care within the audiology field. Hearing The Call is a non-profit organization that provides hope and healing to people who have hearing loss both locally and globally. Through quality healthcare, we help people connect with family, education, and opportunities. If you or someone you know is struggling to receive hearing healthcare, please visit hearingthecall.org.
Our writers are all practicing audiologists with doctorates in audiology. To see the list of writers, please visit our directory of writers.
Allie Treseder, Au.D, Editor
Dr. Allie Treseder is the managing editor of Ask An Audiologist. She received her Doctor of Audiology Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She completed her fourth-year externship at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center while serving active duty in the U.S. Army. Allie continued her service as an active-duty audiologist stationed in Fort Riley, KS, where she served as the installation Hearing Program Manager, maintaining responsibility for the hearing readiness of more than 22,000 Soldiers and defense civilians. In this role, Allie built from the ground up two fully-functioning, independent diagnostic audiology clinics at Fort Leavenworth, KS, serving roughly 10,000 previously unserved Soldiers and defense civilians.
In 2019, Allie transitioned into the U.S. Army Reserve and began working as a Regional Sales Manager for a major hearing aid manufacturer, where she joined the President’s Club in her first year. Allie joined the Entheos Audiology team as the Director of Business Development – West in February 2022. She now is the acting Managing Editor of Ask An Audiologist.