Hearing loss can occur as a result of multiple reasons.
The ear and our auditory system are made up of many different parts:
The following terms describe types of hearing loss where there is an abnormality in a person’s auditory system:
The following terms describe the range or amount of hearing loss a person has:
The following terms explain the side or sides on which the hearing loss occurs:
The only type of hearing loss that is avoidable is called noise-induced hearing loss. It’s important to always be prepared to protect your hearing with earplugs or earmuffs if you find yourself in a loud environment.
If you or a loved one are experiencing hearing loss, please contact us at Pure Sound Hearing for a complimentary hearing test and consultation.