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
Identifying patients who are hard of hearing
Many people who have become hard of hearing are unaware of their hearing problems.
Good dialogue is vital
Good patient-doctor communication is extremely important for the detection and treatment of hearing loss.
Strange sounding voice
When they first use their new hearing aid patients often find that their own voice sounds strange to them.
A better life with hearing aids
Adapting to hearing aids can be a challenge. The reward is a significant improvement in quality of life.
Children and hearing loss
Most children experience temporary hearing loss due to earwax or otitis media.
Genetic hearing loss
Many forms of hearing loss are hereditary and caused by gene mutations. Gene mutations can cause hearing loss in several ways.