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Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

In Hearing Exam, Hearing Loss by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

It is not uncommon for people to be wary of seeing health professionals. Trips to the doctor’s office can inspire anxiety, dread, and fear—often because we are afraid of potentially bad news and it’s easier to put it off than deal with the consequences. While we may eventually be convinced to visit our general practitioners or our dentists, we less …

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What to Expect at a Hearing Test

In Hearing Exam, Hearing Loss by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

[If you’ve ever been hesitant or nervous to get your hearing tested, there’s no need to worry! Hearing tests are quick and painless, and they can get you on the right track to regaining healthy hearing.  To quell your worries, it often helps to know what to expect. Before the Test Your audiologist will start by asking a few questions. …