Any sound (ringing, buzzing, chirping) that an individual hears that is not present in the environment which lasts for longer than a minute on a consistent basis. A comprehensive hearing test is completed for any patient that calls our clinic reporting tinnitus. Questions regarding how long the tinnitus occurs, how long it has been present, where it is located as well as others will be asked at your appointment.
Difficulty hearing can happen in any age group, pediatric, adult or geriatric. If a patient is referred for hearing loss a comprehensive hearing test will be completed for pediatrics, adults and geriatrics. Further specialized testing will be performed depending on the age of pediatric patients.