HEARING TEST

In order to find out more about your hearing habits, the expert will ask you a number of questions. You will be asked about situations in which you have noticed the hearing loss. In addition, you will determine together, whether you would like to use a hearing aid in the future and in which situations a hearing aid could help you.

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About hearing

1Do people seem to mumble or speak in softer voice than they used to do?yesno
2Do you have difficulty following conversation in noisy surroundings like in a restaurant or at  a party?yesno
3Do you find yourself asking people to repeat what they say?yesno
4Do you find you need to turn up the volume on your TV so that others comment on its loudness?yesno
5Do you sometimes avoid taking calls on the telephone because it is difficult to hear what people are asking?yesno
6Do you have difficulty pinpointing the direction of where a sound is coming from?yesno
7Has someone close to you mentioned the you may have an issue with your hearing?yesno
8Do you feel you use a lot of effort just to follow everyday conversations?yesno
9Do you feel you have to strain to hear everything that is said in a meeting?yesno
10Do you feel that you are missing out on activities/events you used to enjoy due to problems with your hearing?yesno
11Do you sometimes answer a question and realise afterwards that you did not understand the question correct?yesno
12Do you feel you must really concentrate to hear someone talk or whisper?yesno

About you

»Have you ever visited a hearing care professional regarding your hearing?
yesno
»How socially active are you?
Not very activeModerately activeVery active
»How concerned are you about your hearing?
Not concernedSomewhat concernedVery concerned
If you answer YES more than 5 of the questions, you may experience a certain degree of hearing loss but please keep in mind that this evaluation is not a professional hearing test. You may need to seek professional advice from Audiologist, ENT specialist or hearing aid dispenser. Which of these experts is right for you? An overview of different experts will help you.