All About Hearing Aids
Of the estimated 29.5 million American patients of hearing loss problems, 60% adults older than age 65 suffer from significant hearing loss and this makes hearing loss as the third most frequently reported chronic medical condition throughout America. Hearing loss in adults is caused by a number of factors including infection or disease, drugs, continuous and excessive exposure to noise, trauma, or aging process. Nevertheless, the problem can be resolved in most cases of hearing loss with the help of hearing aids. This audiology staff is important in the practice of an audiologist of his or her profession to give extra care and support to the patients while under screening and treatment and this staff is fully trained for this purpose.
While a majority of them can restore the capability of hearing by external aids, lack of awareness and affordability issues force them live with the disparity.
Classifications of hearing loss
Broadly hearing loss is classified in two categories.
Sensory hearing loss: When there is a problem in the cochlear nerve, brain stem, or cochlea; there is a loss of impulses in the sensory-neural system.In some cases, trauma, accidents, infections, and other reasons like Acoustic Neuroma … Read more