More than half of all hearing-impaired people are of working age
Hearing loss is a natural consequence of getting older. Our hearing ability worsens from our 30s or 40s and onwards and when we reach our 80s, more than half of us suffer from significant hearing loss. Despite that, more than half of all hearing-impaired people are of working age.Read more
Genetic hearing loss
Many forms of hearing loss are hereditary and caused by gene mutations. Gene mutations can cause hearing loss in several ways.
Consequences of hearing loss
Most people with hearing impairment suffer some social, psychological and physical problems.
Hearing loss in children causing parental distress
When a child is diagnosed with hearing loss, attention should be given to the reaction of the parents.
Children and hearing loss
Most children experience temporary hearing loss due to earwax or otitis media.
Diseases can lead to hearing problems
Diseases such as Otitis Media and Glue Ears may lead to hearing problems and often result in hearing impairment.
Strange sounding voice
When they first use their new hearing aid patients often find that their own voice sounds strange to them.