accuracy of hearing tests

Are Hearing Tests Accurate and Reliable?

Hearing tests can determine the ability of a person to hear sounds of various loudness and pitch. These tests are often performed by professionals called audiologists who chart the results of the tests on a graph called audiograph. This aids in pinpointing the severity and possible causes of hearing problems.


But cynics and people who are hesitant to undergo hearing tests may question the accuracy of hearing tests like audiometry tests to speech discrimination tests. Are these tests really accurate? Continue reading