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Hearing Assessment for All Age

  • Audiology

    Audiology is the study of hearing disorders and habilitation/rehabilitation for individuals who have hearing loss. It encompasses the study of how the hearing mechanism works, the assessment of hearing and listening disorders and the rehabilitations of individuals who have hearing loss.

    If you have an appointment with the Audiology service located at Parami General Hospital, you may be seen by one of the following doctors or technicians,

    Dr Shein Myint     M.B., B.S.  M.HSc (New Zealand) ,Consultant (Audiology)

    Dr Lynn Kyaw U    M.B., B.S (Ygn), Medical Officer (hearing)

    Aung Aung Oo       Hearing Technician

    Lin Htet Aung        Assistant Hearing Technician

    Zin Thet Maung      Hearing Staff

  • Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (VRA)

    Visual Reinforcement Audiometry is a behavioral audiometric test obtained in a sound treated room.


  • Auditory Brainstem response (ABR) Testing

    An Audiology Brainstem response test (ABR) evaluates how well the sound travel along the hearing nerve pathways to a particular part of the brain called the brainstem response. More

  • Oto Acoustic Emissions (OAE) Testing

    OAE testing measures the status of the inner ear (cochlear) specifically hair cell function.


  • Tympanometry and Acoustic Reflex testing

    Tympanometry measures the function of the middle ears. A small soft probe is placed in the ear canal them the response of the middle ear to pressure changes is measured.


  • Speech Testing

    Word recognition /speech discrimination tests the ability to hear correctly an open set of monosyllabic words

  • Play Audiometry

    Appropriate for testing children from 30months through to five years of age.


  • Pure tone Audiometry (PTA)

    Pure Tone Audiometry is a behavioural test measure used to determine hearing sensitivity and is conducted in a sound proof room. The test is performed using headphone and the patient is asked to respond each time they hear a sound.


  • Hearing loss and Treatment

    Hearing loss can be divided into two types. Conductive hearing loss (caused by some sort of mechanical problem in the external or middle ear) or sensorineural hearing loss (caused by disorders of the inner ear, hearing nerve or associated brain structure).

    At Parami General Hospital pre-employment hearing assessment, Hearing assessment for IMO/STCW certificate and hearing assessment for all ages is provided.


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