Focus hearing provides two types of hearing assessment
Which is the right assessment for me?
If you have not had the hearing assessment before, it is good idea to have a full assessment for baseline. People with following symptoms are recommended to have full assessment
- Difference in hearing between the two ears
- Suffering from tinnitus, especially if it is single sided
- Feeling of fullness in the ears
- Sudden hearing loss (as soon as possible)
We will make a referral to appropriate health professionals when required
Free Hearing Screening (15 minute)
- Provides quick - Quick check of air conduction thresholds, which does not let us the types and configuration of hearing loss.
Full Hearing assessment (30 minutes)
- Pure Tone Audiometry - Key part of the hearing assessment to determine the quietest sounds the person can hear (hearing thresholds). This also determines the degree, type and configuration of hearing loss. Thus, providing the basis for diagnosis and management.
- Speech Audiometry - Part of the assessment, determining how well the person hears and distinguish words. This is an important part of the assessment as it determines the integrity of the hearing nerves. Damage being done to the hearing nerve could make the word recognition difficult at loud levels.
- Immitance Audiometry - Part of the assessment, evaluating the status of middle ears and part of the hearing nerve.