What Happens at a Hearing Test?

We believe you should treat your hearing to regular checks, just as you would with your eyes or teeth. A hearing test needn’t be anything to worry about. Here is a quick lowdown on what you can expect from us when you come in for a test:

First of all, the practice is located in Dr. Kupfer’s home. Her office combines a comfortable, welcoming, and personal atmosphere with the efficiency and professionalism that you would expect from an audiology practice based in the city. (Dr. Kupfer trained in Manhattan.)

The hearing test itself usually includes the following stages:

First of all, Dr. Kupfer will give your ears a full check – checking for wax, excess fluid, and any pains. This section is short, and usually painless.

The second part of the test involves working out what the softest sound you can pick up is; she does this by playing tones and asking you to respond.

She then checks your ability to hear words with clarity through a series of short exercises. She rounds this off with a discussion about any symptoms you might be experiencing, and how these add up with your test results.

As a sole practitioner, one of Dr. Kupfer’s highest priorities is to build a positive relationship with her patients and to make them feel at ease. Once your hearing test has been completed, after a short review, she will discuss with you the best solutions available for your situation.

She takes a great deal of care in listening to the specific needs and concerns of each patient when choosing an aid. It is vitally important that your chosen solution not only brings your hearing back to optimum functionality, but that it also compliments your budget and lifestyle.

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What are Patients Saying about Dr. Kupfer?

“I found Dr. Kupfer to be an excellent service provider, both personally and professionally. Appreciate her going the extra whenever needed to help or amplify my strengths. A very pleasant experience. I’m wearing hearing aids over 1/2 century so I have plenty of service experiences.”

Irene S.

“You are one of the nicest people i ever met. and quite talented. when i wrote that opinion on yelp, i indicated you were the first doctor in 70 years to offer me a glass of water as it was quite a hot day! that says a lot. we had a terrific conversation and you were quite generous with your time. I would reccommend you to anyone i know. you are fabulous.”

Irving F.

“Very gentle, has a nice caring manner about herself. Gives very clear instructions that are easy to follow and shows you how to use equipment. Makes it very uncopmplicated and you can call as much as you like and she doesn’t get upset. Also has a wonderful way how she treats the elderly and they don’t feel intimadated.”

Civie F.

“Dr. Kupfer is a highly skilled and knowledgeable practitioner. She treated my grandmother with dignity & respect while evaluating & fitting her, and she interacted with her in a warm and patient manner. It was a pleasure dealing with Dr. Kupfer, and I highly recommend her!”

Menucha Singer

“I had an appointment with Dr. Kupfer last week. Scheduling the appointment was easy, she made sure that it was a convenient time for me. Her office is beautiful, located in Georgetown/Mill Basin. Dr. Kupfer has a pleasant demeanor and made me feel relaxed throughout the appointment. Before each test was administered, Dr Kupfer explained clearly what the purpose of each test is. After the testing was completed, she gave me the results while showing how each hearing test represented different aspect”


“I very much appreciate Dr. Kupfer’s warm, welcoming manner, her willingness to explain every step thoroughly and clearly, and the apparent gratification she gets from her work. It’s a pleasure dealing with someone who clearly takes pride in her work, and enjoys it!”

Elissa H.