Hidden Hearing Loss

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Researchers at the UConn School of Medicine have developed a new test that can identify hearing deficits in some people who have normal hearing test results. (vm/Getty Images)

Do you often have problems hearing yet your doctor says your hearing tests check out just fine? Thanks to research done at the UConn School of Medicine, there is now a proven technique to identify “hidden” hearing loss that likely goes undetected with traditional audiograms.

Two researchers at UConn School of Medicine have developed a new hearing test that can identify hearing loss or deficits in some individuals considered to have normal or near-normal hearing in traditional tests.

Many adults report difficulties hearing in everyday situations, despite having their physicians or audiologists tell them that the results of their hearing tests are normal or near-normal.  Learn more.