Diagnostics

Otoacoustic Emissions

 

Otoacoustic Emissions

This test can be used to determine if the tiny hair cells in the inner ear are functioning normally. The procedure is painless and can be performed at any age. To measure OAEs, a miniature earphone and microphone are placed in the ear canal. Sounds are presented and a response or "emission" from the inner ear is recorded. Patients do not need to respond in any way; they simply need to remain quiet for a few minutes.

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Phone 336-716-3103
Fax 336-716-8161

Hours
8 am - 5 pm Mon-Fri
Adult Audiology
Hearing and Speech
2nd Floor CompRehab Plaza

131 Miller Street 

Winston-Salem, NC  27103 

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Last Updated: 07-02-2013
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