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03Jul2014

So You Need a Hearing Test…….part 3

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An important part of a hearing test is speech testing. Audiologists typically like to look at two areas when doing speech testing. 1) How quietly someone can hear words and repeat them back, known as a speech reception threshold and 2) How clearly someone hears, known as the word recognition score (WRS).   Speech testing
08May2014

So You Need a Hearing Test….Part 2

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After examining the ear with an otoscope, the next step is to test how the middle ear is functioning. For more information about examining the outer ear see the previous blog post. Middle Ear Analyzer: As long as the ear canal is clear enough we’ll test your eardrum and ossicles (middle ear bones.) This is
10Apr2014

So You Need a Hearing Test….

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Hearing testing is a funny thing, no really it is funny. Many people have this preconceived notion that they do not want and will not get their hearing tested. It is likely because they do not want to “know” if they have a hearing loss even if they struggle to hear daily (or are reminded
03Mar2014

Do I Need Hearing Aids?

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People often ask us after a hearing test if they need hearing aids. If the person has a moderate hearing loss or poorer the answer is “yes” and we encourage them to give amplification a try. However, with this amount of loss, the hearing impaired person almost always knows they have a loss and is
17Jan2014

Welcome to London Audiology Consultant’s new website and blog!

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Welcome to London Audiology Consultants’ new website and our first blog.  Check here for updates on hearing information and what’s new at London Audiology Consultants.   Our clinic is locally owned and independently run. Catherine and Margaret established London Audiology Consultants in 1985. Both worked for a few years prior to that after graduating from
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