Gain a better understanding of your hearing capabilities and see our screening questionnaire below. Please be advised this is not a substitute for an audiologic evaluation and should be used as an informal, at-home questionnaire only.
I have to strain to hear conversations.
I have trouble following the conversation when two or more people are talking at the same time.
I miss hearing some common sounds like the phone or doorbell ringing.
I sometimes get confused about where sounds come from.
I have trouble hearing over the telephone.
I have trouble hearing conversations in a noisy background such as at a party.
People complain that I turn the TV volume too high.
I misunderstand some words in a sentence and need to ask people to repeat themselves.
I especially have trouble understanding the speech of women and children.
I have worked in noisy environments (assembly lines, jackhammers, jet engines, etc.).
Many people I talk to seem to mumble or do not speak clearly.
People get annoyed because I misunderstand what they say.
I misunderstand what others are saying and make inappropriate responses.
I avoid social activities because I cannot hear well and fear I may reply improperly.
To be answered by a family member or friend: Do you think this person has a hearing loss?
If 4 or less apply: No action necessary
If 5 or more apply: You may need to have your hearing evaluated. Schedule a hearing appointment with our clinic.