YOUR GUIDE TO HEARING TESTS
What to expect at your hearing test!
Hearing tests are important for keeping our ears in tip-top shape. If you're having trouble understanding conversations or have been around loud noises a lot, it's time for a checkup.
Why Bother with Hearing Tests? Simple: they help spot any hearing issues early, so you can tackle them before they get worse.
Prepping for the Test: A few simple steps will make sure you're all set:
Steer clear of loud noises for 24 hours before the test.
Clean out any earwax buildup (ask your doc for safe ways to do it).
Get some rest the night before and skip the coffee that morning.
What to expect:
Test Time: The audiologist will chat with you about your hearing history, then take a peek inside your ears. The test itself is a breeze – you'll sit in a quiet room or booth with headphones, and it'll be over in 30 minutes to an hour.
Decoding Your Results: Afterward, the audiologist will go over your results and suggest treatments, like hearing aids or a visit to an ENT specialist, if needed.
And that's it! Now you're in the know about hearing tests. They're a crucial part of keeping your ears healthy and happy, so don't be afraid to schedule one if you think it's time. Remember, early detection can make a world of difference!
Sound like you or someone you know?
Make your hearing health a priority and book an appointment with us. Hearing tests are often covered by insurance. Give us a call at 253-476-4327, or fill out the form below.