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Otoacoustic Emissions

Otoacoustic emissions (OAEs) are small acoustic signals that are generated by energy produced via the outer hair cells in the cochlea. A microphone is placed in the ear canal that is able to detect these emissions. OAEs can help determine the type of hearing loss.