Hearing Loss

Experiencing Hearing Loss?

If so, you are not alone because 15% of U.S. adults over the age of 18 report difficulty hearing. According to the CDC, hearing loss is the third most common chronic physical condition in the U.S.

Symptoms of Hearing Loss

  • Frequently increasing the volume on the television or radio

  • Difficulty hearing conversations or missing parts of the conversation, especially in crowds or restaurants

  • Frequently asking/wanting people to speak slower and louder

  • Trouble following telephone conversations

  • Withdrawing or avoiding social activities

  • Tinnitus

How to diagnose hearing loss?

The best way to diagnose your hearing loss is by working together with your audiologist to obtain a complete medical history, discuss your symptoms, and perform an audiological evaluation to determine the degree, severity, type of hearing loss and possible solutions.

Your audiological evaluation may include the following:

  • Diagnostic Hearing Evaluations

    • Pure-tone Audiometry

    • Speech Audiometry with Speech Recognition

    • Acoustic Immittance Testing

    • Comprehensive Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE)

  • Tinnitus Assessment and Treatment

  • Assessment for Hearing Aid

  • Tympanometry and Reflex Threshold