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
Children and hearing loss
Most children experience temporary hearing loss due to earwax or otitis media.
Good dialogue is vital
Good patient-doctor communication is extremely important for the detection and treatment of hearing loss.
Close relationship between Tinnitus and Hearing loss
Almost all people suffering from tinnitus also suffer from hearing loss.
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.
Consequences of hearing loss
Most people with hearing impairment suffer some social, psychological and physical problems.
Ear specialists recommend digital hearing aids
Ear specialists favour digital hearing aids and recommend that they be fitted by professional hearing aid specialists.