What is a Hearing Test
Types of hearing test that a person should undergo.
Hearing test is a procedure followed in order to evaluate the sensitivity of a person sense of hearing. The hearing in noise test measures a person ability to hear speech in quiet and in noise.
Weber test, Rinne Test ad much more are few hearing tests which are performed using an audiometer in order to determine hearing sensitivity of a person at different frequencies.
Tympanometry is an examination used to used to tpest the condition the condition of the middle ear and mobility of the eardrum (tympanic membrane) and the pressure in the ear canal. Tympanometry is an objective test of middle-ear function. It is not a hearing test, but rather a measure of energy trabsmission through the middle ear. Tympanometry permits a differentiate between sensorineural and conductive hearing loss.