Items Tagged ‘audiogram’

Ask the Doctors - When should a hearing test become part of a checkup?

May 22, 2018

Ask the Doctors – When should a hearing test become part of a checkup?

By Ask the Doctors askthedoctors

My parents, who are in their late 70s, are both now using hearing aids. This makes me wonder – when should a hearing test become part of an annual checkup? Our ears connect us to the world and yet until something goes wrong, hearing is one of the senses we seem to take for granted. […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, audiogram, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, hearing loss, hearing test, otoscope, tympanometry test


I can’t understand what you’re saying: The problem of ‘hidden’ hearing loss

April 12, 2017

I can’t understand what you’re saying: The problem of ‘hidden’ hearing loss

By David Olmos davidolmos

When choosing a new restaurant to visit, one of my biggest considerations after the quality of the food and location is this: how noisy is it? Having lived since childhood with a significant hearing loss in one ear, I try to avoid loud restaurants where I’ll likely have to struggle to hear and understand what […]

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Tags: audiogram, audiology, concert, Dr. Alison Grimes, ear, ear problems, earplug, hearing, hearing aid, hearing loss, hearing test, loud sounds