What to Expect at a Hearing Test
Your results are plotted on an audiogram. This is a chart that visually depicts your hearing capacity in both ears. You will be able to see the intensities and pitches you can hear, have a harder time perceiving, and cannot hear. Using this information as well as your lifestyle preferences, recommendations for treatment options will be made to best meet your hearing needs in the context of your daily life.
Fortunately, there are effective ways to treat hearing loss that not only enhance hearing but also communication. The most common treatment is hearing aids, a professionally fitted electronic devices. Hearing aids are designed to amplify and process sound which provides the auditory system with significant support. This increases the capacity to perceive and process sound, maximizing a person’s hearing ability.
There is a wide range of available hearing aid options. This includes a variety of styles, features, technologies, and even colors. Your audiologist will help you navigate your options so that you can make the most informed decision.
Our team is equipped with the knowledge and experience to provide you with individualized care that is grounded in improving your hearing health. Your consultation appointment is a great opportunity to not only establish your hearing needs but to also discuss any questions and concerns you have. We are here to help make this important transition as seamless as possible for you. So we encourage you to bring your questions and a loved one to your appointment!