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Diagnostic

Services

Comprehensive Hearing Testing​

OTOSCOPY to observe outer ear status

IMMITTANCE TESTING to determine middle ear function

ACOUSTIC REFLEX THRESHOLDS AND DECAY to assess integrity of the auditory nerve pathway

OTOACOUSTIC EMISSIONS (OAEs) to evaluate outer hair cell function in the cochlea

PURE TONE AIR AND BONE CONDUCTION AUDIOMETRY to measure hearing sensitivity

SPEECH AUDIOMETRY to test word recognition ability in quiet and noisy situations

PREVENTATIVE /

PROACTIVE HEARING EVALUATIONS

Recommended Every Two Years For:  Individuals with normal hearing over the age of 29

Recommended Every Year For:  Individuals with hearing loss, Musicians, Individuals with occupational or recreational loud noise exposure without use of hearing protection (i.e. hunting, lawn mowing, frequent use of power tools, hairdresser), Individuals taking ototoxic medications regularly (i.e. high dosage aspirin, NSAIDs, loop diuretics, certain antibiotics), Individuals around ototoxic solvents regularly (i.e. nail salon)