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http://budurl.com/phcsandiego The fear of the unknown keeps people from doing many things in life, but don’t let it keep you from having a hearing test. Your doctor may perform a hearing screening, ...

http://budurl.com/phcsandiego The fear of the unknown keeps people from doing many things in life, but don’t let it keep you from having a hearing test. Your doctor may perform a hearing screening, but a hearing evaluation or hearing test should be performed by a qualified audiologist.

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  • 1. CALL TODAY La Jolla (858) 768-0454 San Diego (619) 569-1937 What to Expect from a Hearing Test Website: www.PeninsulaHearingCenter.com Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-San-Diego-CA.com Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-La-Jolla-CA.com1310 Rosecrans Street, Suite A 849 Coast BoulevardSan Diego, CA 92106 La Jolla, CA 92037
  • 2. CALL TODAY La Jolla (858) 768-0454 San Diego (619) 569-1937 The complete evaluation may include all or a combination of the following tests: Website: www.PeninsulaHearingCenter.com Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-San-Diego-CA.com Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-La-Jolla-CA.com1310 Rosecrans Street, Suite A 849 Coast BoulevardSan Diego, CA 92106 La Jolla, CA 92037
  • 3. CALL TODAY La Jolla (858) 768-0454 San Diego (619) 569-1937 Tympanometry Test – Measures how the eardrum responds to a change in sound and pressure. Website: www.PeninsulaHearingCenter.com Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-San-Diego-CA.com Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-La-Jolla-CA.com1310 Rosecrans Street, Suite A 849 Coast BoulevardSan Diego, CA 92106 La Jolla, CA 92037
  • 4. CALL TODAY La Jolla (858) 768-0454 San Diego (619) 569-1937 Pure Tone Test – You’ll listen to a series of tones through headphones--the Audiologistdetermines the softest level at which you can hear at least 50 percent of the time. Website: www.PeninsulaHearingCenter.com Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-San-Diego-CA.com Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-La-Jolla-CA.com1310 Rosecrans Street, Suite A 849 Coast BoulevardSan Diego, CA 92106 La Jolla, CA 92037
  • 5. CALL TODAY La Jolla (858) 768-0454 San Diego (619) 569-1937 SRT Test – Is a test where you’ll be directedto repeat two-syllable words that are given at increasingly lower levels. Website: www.PeninsulaHearingCenter.com Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-San-Diego-CA.com Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-La-Jolla-CA.com1310 Rosecrans Street, Suite A 849 Coast BoulevardSan Diego, CA 92106 La Jolla, CA 92037
  • 6. CALL TODAY La Jolla (858) 768-0454 San Diego (619) 569-1937 MCL Test – Determines how loud you prefer sounds to be. The UCL test is thecounterpoint to the MCL; it determines which tones are too loud. Website: www.PeninsulaHearingCenter.com Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-San-Diego-CA.com Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-La-Jolla-CA.com1310 Rosecrans Street, Suite A 849 Coast BoulevardSan Diego, CA 92106 La Jolla, CA 92037
  • 7. CALL TODAY La Jolla (858) 768-0454 San Diego (619) 569-1937Word Recognition Test – You will listen to and repeat a set of syllables at a hearing levelthat’s comfortable to establish which types of hearing devices might improve your hearing. Website: www.PeninsulaHearingCenter.com Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-San-Diego-CA.com Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-La-Jolla-CA.com1310 Rosecrans Street, Suite A 849 Coast BoulevardSan Diego, CA 92106 La Jolla, CA 92037
  • 8. CALL TODAY La Jolla (858) 768-0454 San Diego (619) 569-1937 Bone Conduction – The audiologist will testyour hearing level while stimulating the bone behind your ear. Website: www.PeninsulaHearingCenter.com Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-San-Diego-CA.com Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-La-Jolla-CA.com1310 Rosecrans Street, Suite A 849 Coast BoulevardSan Diego, CA 92106 La Jolla, CA 92037
  • 9. CALL TODAY La Jolla (858) 768-0454 San Diego (619) 569-1937 All the tests are painless and require little effort on the part of the patient. Website: www.PeninsulaHearingCenter.com Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-San-Diego-CA.com Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-La-Jolla-CA.com1310 Rosecrans Street, Suite A 849 Coast BoulevardSan Diego, CA 92106 La Jolla, CA 92037
  • 10. CALL TODAY La Jolla (858) 768-0454 San Diego (619) 569-1937Call Us Today and Set Your Appointment for a Hearing Test Website: www.PeninsulaHearingCenter.com Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-San-Diego-CA.com Blog: www.Hearing-Aids-La-Jolla-CA.com1310 Rosecrans Street, Suite A 849 Coast BoulevardSan Diego, CA 92106 La Jolla, CA 92037