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pure tone audiometry in presbyacusis

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Presbycusis is the loss of high frequency sensivity with age. A pure tone audiogram will resemble fig.1.

When prescribing hearing aids the audiogram will guide the degree of amplification required at various frequencies.

Presbycusis is the loss of high frequency sensivity with age. This is a representative  pure tone audiogram.


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