Here at Hearing Associates, we want you to be informed about the hearing test process. That’s why we take the time to sit down with you and field all of your hearing test questions and concerns. Your hearing is important, and we want you to know about all of the hearing tests we offer.
Middle Ear Test - Middle ear testing includes tympanometry, which tests the mobility of the eardrum, and acoustic reflex testing, which measures how much the muscle in your ear contracts in response to sound.
Otoacoustic Emissions - This tests the functionality of the cochlea. It is mainly used for newborns as no patient response is necessary, and in differentiating between sensory and neural hearing loss.
Audiogram Service - Once your tests are complete, an audiologist will compose a detailed audiogram. An audiogram is a graph that details the current condition of your hearing, including how loud sounds need to be for you to hear them. Your hearing will be placed on a spectrum, allowing you to see the type, degree, and configuration of your hearing loss.
Hearing Test for Adults and Children - We apply all the aforementioned test methods for both adults and children.
You should schedule a hearing test if you have trouble hearing in restaurants and other public places, have trouble hearing when someone is speaking, feel pain or ringing in your ears, have arbitrary spells of dizziness, have trouble hearing on the phone, or if you simply have general concerns about your hearing. When you schedule a hearing test, our experienced audiologists will conduct what’s called an audiological hearing evaluation. We will look into your ear with an otoscope and perform a variety of hearing tests to determine your level of hearing loss. We will also take a detailed look into your medical history to determine the best form of treatment.
It’s natural to have concerns about your hearing. We want you to feel comfortable here at Hearing Associates and know that your hearing is in the hands of professionals. Our patients often ask:
No matter what types of hearing tests you may need, we can help at Hearing Associates. Our state-of-the-art equipment and supremely experienced audiologists will help you preserve your hearing. Schedule your hearing evaluation today!