Do You Need a Hearing Test?

Posted by in Hearing on Dec 18, 2015

If you are 18 to 64 years old, the following questions will help you determine if you need to have your hearing evaluated by a health professional. Answer YES or NO.

1. Does a hearing problem cause you to feel embarrassed when you meet new people?
Yes No

2. Does a hearing problem cause you to feel frustrated when talking to members of your family?
Yes No

3. Do you have difficulty hearing or understanding co-workers, clients, or customers?
Yes No

4. Do you feel slowed down by a hearing problem?
Yes No

5. Does a hearing problem cause you difficulty when visiting friends, relatives, or neighbors?
Yes No

6. Does a hearing problem cause you difficulty in the movies or in the theater?
Yes No

7. Does a hearing problem cause you to have arguments with family members?
Yes No

8. Does a hearing problem cause you difficulty when listening to TV or radio?
Yes No

9. Do you feel that any difficulty with your hearing limits or hampers your personal or social life?
Yes No

10. Does a hearing problem cause you difficulty when in a restaurant with relatives or friends?
Yes No

If you answered “yes” to three or more question, you will want to get your hearing checked by a a professional audiologist.

Adapted from: Ventry, I., & Weinstein, B. (1983). Identification of elderly people with hearing problems. American Speech- Language-Hearing Association, 25, 37-42.

Source: http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/hearing/pages/10ways.aspx

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We have been serving the hearing needs of the community for more than 30 years. Most of our referrals come from physician’s offices and previous customers. We provide a variety of hearing health care services in a friendly professional atmosphere. We are known for the quality of care we provide and always go the extra mile for our customers.

Beverly Hills Hearing Center provides a comprehensive array of services related to prevention, evaluation, and rehabilitation of hearing impairment. These services include comprehensive hearing evaluations, specialized diagnostic testing, Impedance audiometry, real ear measurement, acoustic reflex testing, and industrial hearing screenings. Furthermore, our services are not only for people who have hearing problems. The practice offers custom made hearing protection for musicians, hunters and people who work or sleep in a noisy environment. In addition, custom made in the ear monitors are available for musicians. Custom fitted earpieces for hands-free cellular phone operation, MP3 users and Blue tooth devices are also now available.

 

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