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Otoacoustic Emission Testing

Otoacoustic Emission (OAE) testing measures the status of the inner ear (cochlear), specifically hair cell function. It is an objective test that can be used on patients of any age. The test can even be performed on sleeping babies because it does not rely on behavioural responses.

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