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Source: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Last Reviewed: March 2021

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force found insufficient evidence to assess whether the benefits of screening for hearing loss in older adults outweigh the harms. The recommendation applies to adults who are age 50 years or older and don't have symptoms of hearing loss.

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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. (2021). Final Recommendation Statement: Screening for Hearing Loss in Older Adults. Retrieved from https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/recommendation/hearing-loss-in-older-adults-screening