Hearing Testing & Evaluation

Accurate and comprehensive hearing testing is the first step in identifying and addressing your unique hearing needs. Our experienced Audiologist or Hearing Instrument Specialist provide you with the highest standard of care to make sure you feel comfortable and informed throughout the entire process.

Hearing Test Process

A hearing test measures your ability to hear different frequencies and volumes. It helps assess the overall health of your ears and provides valuable information about the nature and extent of your hearing loss. The test consists of several components, each designed to evaluate different aspects of your auditory system.

Case History


Pure-Tone Audiometry

Speech Audiometry



What to Expect During a Hearing Evaluation

Here is what you can generally expect during your appointment at Brookline Hearing Services:

  1. Warm Welcome: When you arrive, you’ll be greeted by our friendly staff who will guide you through the check-in process.
  2. Hearing Tests: We’ll walk you through several hearing tests that may include pure-tone, speech, and tympanometry tests.
  3. Discussing Results: After completing the tests, your Audiologist or Hearing Instrument Specialist will discuss the results with you. If you have hearing loss, we’ll review the next steps. This could include looking at hearing aids, getting some additional tests, or finding out more about assistive listening devices. Your Audiologist or Hearing Instrument Specialist will discuss the options available to address your specific hearing needs.
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How to Prepare for a Hearing Test

Here’s how you can prepare for your next hearing test and make the most of your hearing evaluation at Brookline Hearing Services:

  • Gather Information: Compile information on your personal and family medical history, as well as any current medications you may be taking. This will help your Audiologist or Hearing Instrument Specialist understand the potential factors that might impact your hearing health.
  • Note Your Symptoms: Pay attention to the times and places you have trouble hearing and make a note of them. Consider situations like noisy environments, conversations on the phone, or family gatherings where you struggle to follow conversations.
  • Bring a Loved One: It can be helpful to have a family member or close friend accompany you to your hearing test. They can provide additional input and assist in recalling specific examples of situations in which you have had trouble hearing.
  • Ask Questions: If you have any questions or concerns about the hearing test or evaluation process, don't hesitate to reach out to us beforehand. We’re happy to address any questions you may have.

At Brookline Hearing Services, our team conducts comprehensive and thorough evaluations, ensuring that you receive the highest standard of care. Contact us today to schedule a hearing test and take the first step toward better hearing and improved quality of life.

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