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How is age-related hearing loss diagnosed?

Diagnosis of hearing loss may include a detailed physical examination that includes a thorough examination of the ear. To assess the level of your hearing loss, your doctor may use a tuning fork and an audiometer (a device that produces different sounds at various frequencies and volumes).

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Author: Lauren Donley BSc (Hons)
First answered: 26 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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