If you find yourself asking people around you to repeat themselves, turning the volume up higher and higher on the TV, or feeling like your ears are plugged, it’s probably time for a hearing test. These are all signs that you might be experiencing hearing loss that might be more severe than the average case.
At Georgia Hearing Aid Factory Outlet, our hearing aid specialists meet rigorous standards and receive advanced training to test your hearing and match you to the best hearing aids for your hearing health and lifestyle. When you come into one of our Georgia hearing center locations, you can have your hearing tested for free, or take advantage of our free hearing aid services with no obligation to purchase.
Curious about your hearing? Take our free online hearing test to screen for hearing loss from home. This simple test can be completed with just a pair of headphones.
This at-home service was designed for patients who can not get out of the house due to medical conditions or other circumstances, because everyone should have the opportunity to hear well regardless of their situation and needs. Call us today to ask about our free at-home hearing test.
FREE Hearing Test in Athens, Cobb County, and Dawsonville
After your free test, we can help you choose the most effective and affordable hearing aid option for you, and you can even try them on during the appointment. We know how hearing loss can affect your life in a dramatic way, so our goal is to make sure that you are comfortable and that you get the attention and care that you deserve. If you think you may be experiencing some hearing loss, book your free hearing test with us today.
When you book your free hearing test, you can expect to begin the appointment by having a conversation about your medical history with your hearing aid specialist. They will conduct a physical examination of your ear canal before testing your hearing using simple in-office diagnostic testing methods such as Pure-Tone Audiometry, Speech Recognition, or Tuning Fork Tests. The physical examination checks for problems that may be blocking sounds such as earwax or polyps.
There are many different ways in which our specialists can test your hearing. They include:
- Pure-Tone Audiometry
- Speech Recognition
- Bone Conduction Test
- Tuning Fork Test
Before your hearing test, your specialist will explain each testing method and what you can expect. Our goal is to make sure that you are comfortable and that the transition to hearing aids is as convenient and affordable as possible.
Contact GA Hearing Aid Factory Outlet to book your free hearing test in Atlanta, GA today.
Are online hearing tests accurate?
They are not exact but they are a great resource to get an idea if you do have a loss and if a full assessment is necessary. Online tests are just another way to see if you may need to take additional steps.
At what age should hearing screening take place in older adults?
You should get a hearing test every year immediately if you notice you are having any issues or others notice you are as a preventive measure. a good rule of thumb would be after 45 years old you should get a test every year as a preventive measure to track your hearing health. Hearing loss has been linked to lots of other medical conditions such as Alzheimers and Dementia, so staying aware of your hearing health is critical to living a long happy life.
Can earwax affect hearing test?
It can but typically only in lower frequencies. Ear wax does not affect the higher frequencies where most hearing loss is present. We always do a video otoscopic exam of your inner ear before a hearing test and have a list of providers we will recommend to have ear wax removed if it is impacted and blocking your eardrum.
How can I get a free hearing test?
All of our hearing tests are free at all of our locations. you can call us or complete one of our contact forms online and we will reach out to you.
How can I improve hearing loss naturally?
There is no way to naturally improve hearing loss. The best thing to do is keep communicating as much as possible.
What are three warning signs of hearing loss?
You say what often. You notice you are having trouble understanding speech when background noise is present (EX. tv, running water, music, restaurant). Others are constantly telling you you are having hearing issues.
What is considered normal hearing?
Normal hearing is where you have or the majority of your frequencies responding between 0dB and 20dB
Where can I get my hearing checked?
Any of our locations, and its free.