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.