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Hearing testing is critical to everyone: children, adults and older adults.
 
 
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Hearing Testing

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» Diagnostic Evaluations
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» Pure Tone Audiometry
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» Speech Audiometry
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» Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR)
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» Otoacoustic Emission (OAE)
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» Transtympanic Electrococheography (ECOG)
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» Understanding Audiograms
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To schedule an appointment for a hearing aid evaluation or to purchase hearing protection devices, call
443-997-6467.

 
 
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Diagnostic Hearing Evaluations 
 

Hearing is evaluated in patients of all ages, from newborn through geriatrics. The patient is seated in a large soundproof room during testing to ensure accurate test results. Using a variety of clinical tools, which may consist of pure-tone testing, speech audiometry and impedance testing, the audiologist will determine a patient’s hearing acuity.

Should a hearing loss be present, proper follow-up will be recommended by the audiologist. Hearing tests are typically scheduled as a 30-minute appointment.

There are several tests audiologists use to measure hearing and hearing loss:

  1. Pure Tone Audiometry
  2. Speech Audiometry
  3. Auditory Brainstem Response Evaluations (ABR or BAER)
  4. Transtympanic Electrocochleography (ECOG)
  5. Otoacoustic Emission Testing (OAE)

> Learn more about how we test children.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
   
 

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