Anyone over the age of 50 is encouraged to have their hearing checked regularly. If you believe you are suffering the symptoms of loss or would like to just ensure you’re experiencing all the emotions of sound then don’t hesitate to book a free test.
As an audiogram is a graph, it is used to make a comparison between the degree of hearing loss and which frequencies or pitch the hearing loss is at.
The frequency is on the horizontal axis, which is displayed in Hertz (Hz), where 250 Hz is a low pitch sound and 8000 Hz is a high pitch sound. The amount of hearing loss is shown on the vertical axis in decibels (dB), where the higher the number, the greater the degree of hearing loss. Thresholds from 0 to 20 dB are considered to be within normal hearing range for adults. Any results outside of these thresholds typically means that you maybe experiencing hearing difficulties. You may find some environments more challenging than others. The knowledge and expertise of our Audiologists can help and advise you as to what to do next.
The degree of loss is usually one of the following:
Through blending innovative hearing technology, scientific knowledge and human touch, we can help to enrich your personal and social experiences so that you can regain the joy of hearing and interacting in the world around you.