Hearing Instrument Specialist – Neah Washington
Neah is licensed by the State Of Texas to fit and dispense hearing aids and is a member of the Texas Hearing Aid Association. She has been in the hearing aid industry for over 14 years. She started her career working for a hearing aid manufacturer in Austin, where she became interested in helping people improve their hearing. Neah is passionate about helping people not only hear better, but also conserve the hearing they do have. In 2007, she became a Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist (COHC), helping companies and individuals develop strategies to prevent noise induced hearing loss. While she is no longer a COHC, she still encourages people to protect their hearing. She became board certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences and acquired a certification in Audioprosthology (ACA) in 2013. A native Texan, Neah has had the pleasure of living in a few of its sunny locations, and has called Austin home for the past 20 years. She is married with two children that keep her very active.
Faria Elbabour, MBChB, AuD, F-AAA
Dr. Faria Elbabour was born in Tucson, AZ and raised in Benghazi, Libya where she completed her undergraduate studies and earned her medical degree from al-Arab Medical University. She received her Doctor of Audiology degree with honors from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Upon completion of her 4th year externship at San Diego VA Healthcare System, she joined Austin Ear Clinic as a full-time clinical audiologist in October, 2015. Currently, she is Board Certified in Audiology by the American Board of Audiology and a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. Dr. Elbabour performs audiological and electrophysiological vestibular evaluations, cochlear implant and bone anchored hearing aid candidacy evaluations and rehabilitation of hearing loss through the administration of hearing aids. When not working, Dr. Elbabour enjoys natural landscapes, hiking, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.