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If your doctor suspects that your child suffers from hearing loss, Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (VRA) might be used as an evaluation tool.
Any test performed through loudspeakers rather than earphones is called "sound field" audiometry and does not test each ear separately; rather, sound field audiometry yields an audiogram for the better-hearing ear if there happens to be an ear difference in hearing.
However, if your child tolerates wearing earphones, then the test assesses hearing in each ear separately. This test is ideal for children between the ages of 7 months and 2 ½ years.
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