AUDIOLOGIST Questions and Answers

List out some of the use of OAE (Otoacoustic Emissions) testing?

• Screening tool for hearing loss in infants, children and newborns
• Determines non-organic or functional hearing loss
• Differential diagnosis between retro-cochlear and cochlear hearing loss
• Identifying cochlear function in patients with tinnitus
• Can give an early indication about cochlear dysfunction
• Can use to evaluate the toxicity of the medication used for ear