Diagnostic Hearing Tests
Conducted in an audiometric booth where you will listen to sounds played through headphones and the audiologist will plot your hearing level on an audiogram.
Is an examination of the mechanical integrity of the middle ear. The results are viewed in conjunction with the audiogram to give a comprehensive view of the status of your ears and hearing.
Are a reliable indicator of inner ear function. They are useful because they are the basis of a simple, non-invasive, test for hearing defects which cannot always be detected by the conventional test battery
Are a means of understanding the ability of an individual to hear in real world situations and can be particularly useful in cases where an individual has a normal hearing test result but experiences difficulty understanding speech.
The first step in helping you with your hearing problem is for one of our audiologists to spend time talking to you about your difficulties so we can really understand your requirements. We will test the full hearing frequency range to assess your hearing loss. We will then discuss your test results in detail and talk about the next step.
What is a hearing test, and why is it important?
A hearing test is a comprehensive assessment of your hearing ability. It involves various tests to measure your hearing sensitivity, identify any hearing loss or related conditions, and determine the best course of action. It is important because early detection of hearing issues allows for timely intervention and appropriate treatment, improving communication, overall well-being, and quality of life.
How much does a hearing test cost?
Our experienced audiologists will conduct a thorough evaluation of your hearing, providing valuable insights and recommendations tailored to your specific needs. The cost of a diagnostic hearing test depends on the specific types of investigations required – contact us for further information.
Hearing aid assessments are carried out free of charge and without obligation.
Is a hearing test painful or uncomfortable?
No, a hearing test is generally painless and non-invasive. It involves wearing headphones or earphones and responding to different sounds or tones. The audiologist will guide you through the process and ensure your comfort throughout the test.
Who should get a hearing test?
A hearing test is recommended for individuals of all ages if they experience any signs or symptoms of hearing loss, such as difficulty understanding conversations, frequently asking others to repeat themselves, or noticing a decline in hearing ability. It is also important for those exposed to loud noises, individuals with a family history of hearing loss, or anyone seeking to monitor their hearing health.
Our Hearing Aid Service
Once we have conducted thorough tests to evaluate your hearing across the full frequency range, through detailed discussions, we’ll share the results and advise on next steps. If you require a hearing aid we have options tailored to your needs.
Our range of advanced devices seamlessly integrate into your lifestyle, delivering clear and vibrant sound. Don’t let hearing loss hold you back from fully experiencing life’s moments. Schedule a hearing test today and unlock the potential of better hearing with Hearbase.
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