Our Hearing Evaluations Protocol

The purpose of your first visit to our hearing facilities is to welcome you, provide you with our optimum hospitality and then with full attention to listen to your hearing concerns. Upon your providing all information related to this concerns, Optitones proffessionals will make sure to conduct the following: determine if you have a hearing loss and to what degree. Many people choose to bring a family member or friend. Here’s what you can expect:
• An assessment of your hearing history
• An ear exam to rule out ear wax or infections
• A hearing test to determine what you can and cannot hear
• A determination if you have a hearing loss and if so, which type and degree
• A discussion of hearing solutions Optitones can offer at our best including communication strategies, hearing instruments and or assisstive hearing devices

Based on the above, one or more of the following tests will be applied:

Video Otoscopy

Tympanometry & Eustachian Tube Dysfunction testing

Pure Tone Audiometry (PTA)

Speech Discrimination and Recognition test

Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (VRA)

Otoacoustic Emission (OAE)

Real Ear measurments
Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR)
Tinnitus evaluation


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