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					                         What to Expect From a Hearing Test

                                              If you suspect that you are suffering from
                                              hearing loss? You might be overwhelmed,
                                              anxious and afraid. You may be wondering
                                              what your next step is and what the future
                                              will hold for you.

                                 Ask your doctor for a list of hearing
specialists. These practices typically have both a Hearing Instrument
Specialist and provider on staff for patient convenience. A hearing test is
needed to determine if hearing instruments will be beneficial to your
situation.

Testing is quick, simple and painless. An audiometer is the main device
used to evaluate hearing. You will sit in a soundproof booth while wearing
headphones or earphones that are connected to the audiometer. The
audiometer plays sounds at varying frequencies and volumes in each
individual ear separately. You will be instructed to raise your hand or press
a button every time you hear a sound.

The hearing specialist will use an audiogram to plot the decibels of loudness
administered and what you were able to hear. By plotting this information
on a graph, they will be able to quickly see what levels and frequencies you
were unable to hear and determine the extent of your hearing loss.



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  302 Hickman Road, Ste 202            1534 Jefferson Highway             735-D East Market St.
  Charlottesville, VA 22911            Fishersville, VA 22939             Harrisonburg, VA 22801

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  Lexington, VA 24450                  Covington, VA 24426                309 Culpeper VA 22701
                                         Hearing HealthCare of Virginia
If hearing loss is detected, hearing devices may be the recommended form
of remedy. Your hearing specialist will offer hearing aid advice and explain
the many different options available.

Your specialist will fit you for your device and administer other help, such as
checking to ensure it operates properly upon delivery and teaching you how
to use it. A wide variety of hearing accessories are available to make the
transition easier, such as ear lotions and cleaning wipes. Hearing aids will
help you preserve a high quality of life.




                                          Call Us Today 888-512-1164
                                    Or Visit one of Six Convenient Locations
  302 Hickman Road, Ste 202            1534 Jefferson Highway             735-D East Market St.
  Charlottesville, VA 22911            Fishersville, VA 22939             Harrisonburg, VA 22801

  30 Crossing Lane - Ste. 105-106      245 West Main St.                  700 Southridge Parkway Suite
  Lexington, VA 24450                  Covington, VA 24426                309 Culpeper VA 22701
                                         Hearing HealthCare of Virginia

				
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