Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Presbycusis Evaluation

The evaluation of presbycusis begins with a medical history and physical examination.

The physical exam in someone with presbycusis is normal.

Tests that may be used to evaluate presbycusis include:

Less commonly performed tests that may be used to evaluate presbycusis include:

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Last Updated: Dec 23, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Presbycusis References
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