A hearing test is an accurate measurement of how a person’s sense of hearing is across the full range of speech. The test will measure sounds at different frequencies across the speech range and once completed, you will be given a full rundown on how your hearing is.
Hearing is an essential tool for everyone to have throughout life, as we rely on it so often to communicate with family, friends and meeting new people.
When you begin to start having hearing problems, it’s important you get this checked out instantly as you will not know the severity of the issue.
hearing test procedure
The procedure begins with a discussion about your hearing to establish your lifestyle and where you may be struggling with your hearing. We will then get discuss your medical history and any issues that may impact your hearing
A thorough check of your ears will be conducted via otoscopy, which is an ear examination to check the health of your ear canal and ear drum. This is followed by Pure tone Audiometry to establish the levels of your hearing. The hearing assessment will take between 60 and 90 minutes. You are welcome to bring a friend or relative along with you as it often helps to discuss the outcome afterwards.
If you need a hearing test, what are the signs?
A common symptom of hearing loss is struggling to understand someone speaking. It is usually the clarity of the speech that is missing and an example of this is if you’re asking the other person to repeat what they said to you.
There are also many other types and symptoms of hearing loss and we advise you to get in touch with us.
Your hearing assessment
If you’re suffering with ear problems or you might be starting to lose your hearing, then it’s essential you book a hearing test so we can learn and discover what the issue may be.