Causes of Congenital Hearing Loss
Hearing loss that is present at birth, is known as congenital hearing loss. It may include hereditary hearing loss or hearing loss caused by other influences in utero. Some of the known causes include:
Genetic influences are the cause of more than 50% of SNHL. The other 50% is caused by environmental influences.
Here are some statistics on hearing loss:
Severities of Hearing Loss
Hearing Loss Frequencies
The Genetic Factors of SNHL
The Environmental Factors of SNHL
A baby’s hearing will be tested at the hospital.
Pure Sound will only be open by appointment and for essential visits at this time. Essential visits include all appointments that require repairs, re-fittings and new hearing aid fittings. If you are having any issues with your hearing aids, or need supplies for your hearing aids, please call us before stopping in at one of our offices.