What Causes Hearing Loss?
Although other factors such as noise exposure, certain medications, heredity and eardrum and other outer and middle ear abnormalities can all play a part in contributing to hearing loss, the simple passage of time is the most common cause. Age-related hearing loss, called presbycusis, occurs primarily in individuals over the age of 50. Presbycusis is an example of sensorineural hearing loss
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Conductive Hearing Loss
Mixed Hearing Loss
Since hearing loss develops very gradually in most individuals, it’s easy to miss the signs and symptoms when it’s happening to you. Go through our quick checklist to see if any of these questions apply to you:
If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, we recommend that you call us to make an appointment for a free consultation and hearing test. The road to better hearing may only involve employing a few simple communication strategies, or it may involve a discussion about hearing aids. Either way, we will discuss all of the options and give you our best advice and recommendations.