How long has it been since you had your hearing screened? The majority of states currently require newborn hearing screening tests, and many states require hearing screening for elementary school children, but only 20 states require hearing screening beyond the 6th grade. A routine hearing screening is like a medical check-up or eye exam…easy to put off, but pretty important not to as we begin to put some miles on our bodies. A hearing screening should be a part of our personal wellness strategies.
Hearing well enhances our enjoyment of life. If you are having difficulties with your hearing, a hearing screening is the first step in determining whether you may need further comprehensive diagnostic evaluation of your hearing. There is no reason to take on the stress of “getting by” with poor hearing levels that technology can vastly improve. If your comprehensive hearing evaluation determines that you need hearing devices, you can even have hearing aids that sync with your iPhone if you want them.
If you schedule your hearing screening at Chicago Hearing Care, you should know that it will be free of charge, painless, relatively short in duration (about 30 minutes) and not even annoying – nothing will be too loud or put too much pressure on your ears.
What can you expect? At Chicago Hearing Care, Dr.Ullauri will conduct your screening, not a hearing aid dispenser. She is an audiologist with many years of training and experience, so you are in good hands. Our facility is new, and the test is conducted in the best, state-of-the-art booth, using premium equipment and technology.
The screening process is as follows:
You might be surprised to learn that one out of three people over the age of 60 have a hearing loss. (American Academy of Audiology). Is it time for your screening? They are a piece of cake as far as medical tests go, and hearing aid technology is pretty amazing right now. If you need them, hearing aids work great and are practically invisible.
Are you ready to schedule your quick hearing screening? Bring in your loved ones too. Call Chicago Hearing Care at (312) 643-0782. If you prefer email, you can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We can’t wait to meet you!