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  • 1. Call Us Today Clermont Office: (352) 729-3377 Orlando Office: (407) 329-4885Hearing Tests Explained When you suspect that you might have hearing loss or another problem with your ears, one of the first steps in the diagnosis is a hearing test. This allows your audiologist to assess what you can and can’t hear which ultimately provides a better understanding ofwhat the underlying problems may be.Upon arrival at your hearing test, you’ll fill out some introductorypaperwork and spend some time talking with your audiologistabout why you’re coming in for an exam. This is your chance totell your audiologist what you’ve noticed about your hearing,which can help dictate what types of hearing tests you’ll be given.Your audiologist also may look in your ears to determine ifblockage may be causing problems.The pure tone test is probably the one you think of when youhear about hearing tests, and this test is generally part of yourvisit. You will be in a soundproof setting and be exposed to tonesat a variety of frequencies and volumes. Your audiologist will askyou to acknowledge each noise you hear, perhaps by placing anitem in a cup near you or saying a word. This test determines thethreshold at which you hear each frequency.Additional tests include spoken word because difficulty hearingspeech is one of the major complaints of people coming in for ahearing test. You may hear someone speaking over backgroundnoise and be asked to repeat what they’re saying. Website : Harmony Hearing Centers Of America
  • 2. Call Us Today Clermont Office: (352) 729-3377 Orlando Office: (407) 329-4885Some hearing aid providers may ask you to bring a close friend orrelative with you so you can also perform the test with a familiarvoice.You shouldn’t feel like you have to be nervous about a hearingtest or perform well. Instead, you should just relax and followyour audiologist’s instructions. Website : Harmony Hearing Centers Of America