Hearing Testing: How It Can Change Your Life
A laughing baby. Your favorite TV show. A conversation with your best friend. Rain falling outside, crickets chirping. Sound adds dimension to your days and nights.
Wouldn’t it be great you actually hear these sounds which connect you with your the family and world around you? Missing out on these importants sounds leaves you isolated.
We’re here to help you and or your loved ones hear better so you can get the most out of life. Everything we do focuses on that goal, helping you hear better. From the staff we hire, our knowledge and skills, our hearing tests, the brands we select and how we expertly fit your hearing aids, should you need them. It all starts with a hearing evaluation and a conversation with you about your lifestyle, needs and preferences.
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What Happens During a Hearing Test?
When you arrive for your hearing exam, our front office staff will greet you and ask you to fill out several forms, including those that record your personal information, medical history and insurance verification.
When your hearing exam begins, we’ll review key personal information with you and ask you a few questions to discover the specific types of environments where you may be experiencing hearing loss and hearing impairment.
Next, we will look into your ears with an otoscope, a special instrument to see the ear canal and the eardrum, and/or perform one of the tests below.
During this hearing test, you’ll be tested using a series of low and high-frequency tones to determine the softest level of sound that you can hear. We’ll also give you several words to repeat. The results will help us determine your percentage of hearing loss, your ability to understand speech and if hearing aids will help you.
Tympanometry is a hearing test that creates variations of air pressure in the ear canal to checks the condition of the middle ear, the mobility of the eardrum (tympanic membrane) and the conduction bones
Your Hearing Test Results
Next, we’ll consider treatment solutions. You can count on our team to take the time necessary to understand your concerns so that they can provide you with everything you need to make an informed personal decision.