The best, most reliable and recommended way to evaluate potential hearing loss is to schedule an appointment with a certified audiologist. In addition to a physical examination of your ears the audiologist will likely conduct a multi-step audiological evaluation. The results of this type of evaluation output to an audiogram, which will diagnose your level of hearing.
For those not ready to see an audiologist, whatever the reason may be, emerging technologies such as Ear IDTM offer a way for you to self-assess your hearing profile from the comfort of your home. After a simple 10 minute assessment, Ear IDTM generates a clinically-validated result.
IQbuds 2 Max then auto-calibrate the speech and sounds of your world based upon your personal hearing profile using a prescription formula (NAL-NL2) used by audiologists around the world to calibrate high-end hearing aids.