What is a hearing test?

Also known as: audiometry, audiological evaluation, Behavioral Audiometery, or Behavioral Hearing Test.

A hearing test assesses the quietest sound a patient can hear in one or both hears. A typical hearing test will involve examining the ability of the ears to hear different intensities of sounds, as well as different tones and is used to determine the type and degree of hearing loss the patient may have (if any).

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