Understanding Hearing Care

An example of an Audiogram, used to diagnose types of hearing disorders


An audiogram is a graphic record produced by audiometry. It measures decibels (how loud something is) in relation to hertz (how frequently a sound wave cycles in a second). An audiogram is created by specialists at CCMC Hearing care to diagnose types of hearing loss.


Audiology is the branch of science and medicine concerned with the sense of hearing. It is the study of hearing, balance, and related disorders.


Audiometry is a branch of audiology. It is the measurement of the range and sensitivity of a person's sense of hearing. Audiologists use a tool called an audiometer, which is used to create an audiogram.



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