Free online hearing test:
With this online hearing test, you can find out if you may have problems with your hearing and get your ears tested. The test is anonymous and no email is required to take the test.
This short, 5 step speech in noise test assesses how good you are at hearing numbers in noisy environments and how clearly you can hear in different levels of background noise. Based on the test results, you can assess whether you have a hearing loss and should see a professional.
This "at home" hearing test is not a frequency hearing test, but a speech in noise test, where you can test whether you can hear sounds clearly with background noise. It will help you determine if you might have problems with your hearing and if you might benefit from wearing hearing instruments such as hearing aids or hearing implants.
Make sure your headphones are closed tightly around your ears.
Please note that the test is not a professionally accurate hearing test which can check your hearing and determine whether you need hearing aids. This self-administered online hearing test can only determine whether you could possibly have problems with your hearing like hearing loss.
When you should have a professional hearing loss test?
If your online hearing test suggests that you might have hearing problems, a proper, professional hearing test, which can determine the need for hearing aids, might be a good idea. These tests can only be carried out by a trained hearing healthcare professional. But with this free online hearing check, you can test your ability to hear from the comfort of your home. If the results suggest that you might benefit from a hearing aid, you should go and get a professional hearing test.
About hearing tests
How is a hearing test taken?
A professional hearing check often comprises of a number of different examinations which, when taken together, can determine whether or not a person is having a hearing loss and to what extent. The result of a hearing tests is displayed in an audiogram.
How long does a hearing test take?
A complete hearing test normally takes around half an hour.
You can find out more about how a professional hearing test is made here.
Where to get a hearing test?
Where can I get a hearing check? Who can carry out a hearing test? A hearing test is typically carried by a hearing care professional or an ENT-doctor. Read more about how to find a hearing care professional.
Hearing tests in children
Children can also suffer from hearing loss, but how to test the hearing of a child? The type of hearing test to be used depends on the child’s age, its ability to understand and often also the type of hearing loss that you suspect. New-borns can be tested with a hearing screening and an ABR hearing test. Read more about how to test hearing in children
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