What we do
We can test hearing from school aged children through to adults. If referred by an ENT specialist, part of the testing is covered by medicare.
We fit the latest in digital hearing devices from leading hearing aid manufacturers. There are many factors in selecting an appropriate hearing devices including the type of hearing loss, cosmetics, lifestyle, and personal preference.
We understand that musicians have special needs that require expert advice. We offer a range of custom made musician’s ear plugs with varying degrees of attenuation, and offer a free hearing screening as part of the fitting process. We specialise in open jaw impressions for custom In Ear Monitors. You can be sure to get it right the first time.
Soundhealth supports the Children’s Surgical Centre, an NGO charity hospital that provides free life-changing ear surgery and hearing devices to the poor in Cambodia. We support research and training programs to help improve access to ear care in Cambodia.
Who we are
Chris Waterworth, Audiologist, is passionate about helping people with hearing loss overcome communication difficulties by providing expert assessment, advice and rehabilitation of hearing loss.
Soundhealth Hearing Clinic was established in 2009 as an independent audiology practice, now practicing at 352 Dandenong Road, St Kilda East.
Chris is a full member of Audiology Australia, holding a current Certificate of Clinical Practice (CCP).
Chris works as a lecturer at The University of Melbourne, teaching into the Masters' of Clinical Audiology course. He is also heavily involved in research, undertaking a PhD examining the unmet need for ear and hearing care in low- and middle- income countries, and is spear heading a number of global research projects.
We are not linked to any hearing aid manufacturers and are able to provide you with clear unbiased advice.
We take the time to ensure your needs are well understood and catered for in a friendly environment.
We use the latest sophisticated equipment and methods in hearing evaulation and rehabilitation.
With over 20 years experience, you can be confident in receiving 'sound' audiological advice.
Consultation by Appointment
352 Dandenong Rd
St Kilda East 3183
PH (03) 9521 7709
Wheelers Hill Clinic
847 Ferntree Gully Road
Wheelers Hill 3150
PH (03) 9561 3200