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Hearing Testing

Hearing loss affects more than 10 percent (1 in 10) of all Americans, and that proportion rises to one in four of adults 55 to 64 years old. By the time you reach age 65, your chance of having hearing loss reaches 50 percent, or one in two. Hearing loss can result from aging and from long-term exposure to loud noise, such as loud music or heavy machinery at work.

Why Get Tested for Hearing Loss?

It is possible to have hearing loss without realizing it. You may not notice what you are missing. Or, you might think the words you miss are the result of something else, such as not paying enough attention. When you get tested for hearing loss, you can find out exactly what the problem is, and Dr. Fletcher can work with you to bring sounds back to your life as they should be.

Symptoms of hearing loss

You may have hearing loss if you have these symptoms.

  • Needing to ask people to speak louder, repeat themselves, or speak more clearly.
  • Turning up the volume louder than other people want it.
  • Having trouble with conversations in loud settings such as crowded restaurants.
  • Feeling shy about being around people because you cannot follow the conversation.

Adult Hearing Tests

Before your hearing test, our ENT Otolaryngologist will examine your ears to see whether there is earwax that can be reducing your ability to hear properly. Then you will have hearing tests that could involve:

  • Listening to sounds at specific volumes.
  • See whether you can distinguish certain words.
  • Audiometry where you wear headphones and listen to sounds through one ear at a time.

The result of these hearing tests will help determine what hearing loss treatment you need to get your hearing back as much as possible.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Hearing Loss FAQ

There are a few common signs that you might be experiencing hearing loss to a degree. Hearing loss usually takes hold with a gradual effect that can be hard to notice at first. Some signs of hearing loss include concentrating on people’s lips when speaking, hearing low-pitch sounds better than high-pitch, your ears feeling full, struggling to hear music or TV programs at a normal volume, and your brain feeling exhausted at the end of the day.

There are multiple solutions for testing your hearing at home. The best method for this is by working with online hearing tests, which are easy to find. You can also purchase devices online that are made for at-home hearing tests. Nevertheless, if you’re able to discern that you might be experiencing hearing loss, it may be a good time to search online for a hearing check near me to see where you can get a hearing test Atlanta citizens trust.

To fail a hearing test comes down to specific metrics that the ears aren’t able to pick up. In short, the lack of a response at any frequency in either ear is considered to be a failed hearing test. 

Depending on how bad your hearing is, you or a loved one on your behalf can call us at 678-902-9495 to see what we can do to diagnose and improve your hearing.

Hearing tests are a part of childhood and our old age. It’s essential to monitor a young child’s hearing as they develop to ensure their hearing is working as it should. On the other end, it’s suggested that individuals aged 65 and up should get a hearing test. If you feel like you’re noticing a downturn in your ability to hear, it never hurts to seek out a hearing exam Atlanta folks can rely on.



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