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
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.
The ear - a magnificent organ
The major task of the ear is to detect and analyse noises by transduction.
Strange sounding voice
When they first use their new hearing aid patients often find that their own voice sounds strange to them.
Consequences of hearing loss
Most people with hearing impairment suffer some social, psychological and physical problems.
Genetic hearing loss
Many forms of hearing loss are hereditary and caused by gene mutations. Gene mutations can cause hearing loss in several ways.
Good dialogue is vital
Good patient-doctor communication is extremely important for the detection and treatment of hearing loss.