Hearing Test

Approximately 1 in 6 Australians are affected by hearing loss. The ability to hear is important in ensuring and enjoyable quality of life and supports cognitive function, social ability, safety and the maintenance of healthy relationships.

Hearing Test Adelaide | Port Lincoln | Whyalla

There are a number of factors which can cause hearing loss for example: Age-related (Presbycusis), Noise exposure (work-related, industrial, recreational), Genetics (hereditary), Result of Injury or Illness and it can even be a side effect of some ototoxic medications. No matter how it occurs or at what age, it is important to seek treatment and advice from a Hearing care professional as soon as possible.

A regular hearing test is recommended by Independent Hearing we offer a FREE hearing tests to ensure you can affordable monitor the health of your auditory system regularly.

We have multiple hearing clinics located in Adelaide, Port Lincoln and Whyalla.

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Learn More About the Hearing Test and the Importance of a Regular Hearing Check

Hearing tests can help you identify any hearing problems early on so that they can be treated and corrected!

What Happens During A Hearing Test

Getting tested for hearing loss is important so that any changes in your ability to hear can be identified early on and treated appropriately before they become more severe or permanent.

When To Get Hearing Test

The earlier you catch hearing loss, the easier it will be for your audiologist to help you manage and treat it.

Why Hearing Test Is Important

While hearing loss is not curable, early diagnosis and treatment can help prevent further damage to the ears. Even mild hearing loss in childhood can have a negative impact on language development and communication skills later in life.

FAQ's About Hearing Test Services in Adelaide

In this section, We will answer the most commonly asked questions about our hearing test services in Adelaide to help you
understand about hearing health and what to expect at an appointment.

Typically a Hearing Test should be conducted as often as you would have an eye examination conducted. We recommended to have an initial hearing test from an early age in order to use the results for future comparisons. The frequency of follow up testing will generally be determined by your hearing care professional depending on the outcome of your assessment.

Independent Hearing offers a wide range of hearing assessments. We start with a FREE Hearing Screen to determine if a hearing loss is present, depending on the outcome further comprehensive testing may be conducted which start from $50.

*If you are aged 65 years or older then Independent Hearing offers a FREE comprehensive Hearing Test at no charge.

A Comprehensive Hearing test will take approximately 45-60 minutes depending on the complexity of the hearing loss. Our FREE hearing screens will take approximately 15mins.

Typically a Hearing Test should be conducted as often as you would have an eye examination conducted. We recommended to have an initial hearing test from an early age in order to use the results for future comparisons. The frequency of follow up testing will generally be determined by your hearing care professional depending on the outcome of your assessment.
Short answer is No. Hearing testing is a non-invasive assessment and there should be no concern for pain or discomfort. If you are experiencing pain or discomfort prior to your appointment you should advise your hearing care professional so they are aware prior to the assessment being conducted.
Typically No. Hearing assessments for all eligible Pension and Veteran card holders are covered under the Hearing Services Program which ensures bulk-billing of all hearing related appointments. Eligible individuals under the age of 65 may apply with NDIS to receive funded hearing services if they meet the specific requirements.

Why Choose Independent Hearing

Independent Hearing is a government accredited hearing provider located in Adelaide, Port Lincoln and Whyalla. We offer a full range of audiology services for Pension & Veteran Card Holders, eligible NDIS recipients and Private patients.

Multiple locations

We service a number of locations across South Australia which include Adelaide (Kurralta Park, Melrose Park and Paralowie) as well as clinics located in Port Lincoln, Whyalla, Tumby Bay and Wudinna.

Expert professionals

Our team of hearing care professionals are dedicated to assisting you with all your hearing related needs. As a fully independent provider we have access to an extensive range of the latest hearing aids and hearing products on the market today. This enables us to provide an individually tailored experience to every patient and ensure they are receiving the right product that will meet their specific needs.

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