Hearing Tests

Hearing Checks

Having your hearing checked is quick, comfortable and completely painless.

You will be required to wear headphones and sit in a soundproof booth. The sounds vary in pitch and loudness with the softest sounds you hear marked on a graph called an Audiogram. Hearing loss levels​ are then described as either mild, moderate, moderately severe, severe or profound. Hearing checks should always be performed in a controlled environment with calibrated equipment.

This results of a hearing check provides valuable information to your hearing professional on the type of hearing loss you are suffering and to what degree.

Proceeding with ​a full hearing assessment is recommended​ if a hearing check indicates hearing difficulties.

The early signs of hearing loss

    • You can hear but not understand.
    • You find it harder to hear in noisy situations with groups of people.
    • You have difficulty understanding people unless they are facing you.
    • You think people mumble.
    • You don’t always hear the doorbell or the phone.
    • You need to turn the TV up louder than other people.
    • If you think you, or someone in your life is experiencing hearing loss, the first step is to have a hearing check. Getting your hearing checked is a simple way to learn more about your hearing and what can be done to help…

You could be  eligible for the voucher component of the Hearing Services Program if you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident 21 years or older and you meet certain eligibility requirements.  This would enable you to free hearing aids and services.

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