In the majority of cases, hearing loss is gradual. This can make it difficult to spot when you’re not hearing as well as you used to. Luckily, at 20dB Digisound, it’s simple to get checked and keep track of your hearing health.
Schedule an appointment with 20dB Digisound if you've never had a hearing test before, or you have mild concerns about your hearing. The appointment includes a general check of the health of your ears and a hearing screen, where we’ll ask you to respond to a series of sounds played through headphones. The results of your hearing health check will indicate if there are any issues with your hearing that should be explored further in a full hearing test.
Because hearing loss is so gradual, it’s not always easy to notice if you’re not hearing as well as you used to. Here are some signs you can look out for:
Often it’s your loved ones who notice a hearing loss before you do – so they might hint that you’re finding it difficult to hear too.
Hearing loss affects one in six people in Singapore (MOH, 2010). If you’re over 50, we recommend that you have a hearing test every year to keep an eye on your hearing.
A free hearing check at 20dB Digisound is a quick and easy way to find out how well you’re hearing. In your appointment, a 20dB Digisound expert will…
If it looks like you might have a hearing loss, we'll do a more thorough test during your apppointment or invite you back for another appointment.
You’re absolutely welcome to bring a friend, partner or family member with you to your hearing test – in fact, it can be really helpful to have someone there to help you remember any advice we give you about your hearing, or to tell us about any situations that they’ve noticed where you aren’t hearing as well as you used to.
It’s important to keep an eye on your hearing, as well as on the health of your ears, to make sure that everything is working as it should. If you’re over 50, we’d recommend you get your hearing checked at least once every year, so that we can make sure your hearing hasn’t changed too much since your last appointment.
The results of a hearing test are plotted on a chart called an audiogram.
What does an audiogram look like? How is it created? How is it read? You can find answers to the most frequently asked questions as well as more information on hearing tests and audiometry by clicking the button below.