18 03, 2018

How is Hearing Loss Diagnosed?

2018-09-14T14:11:31+00:00March 18th, 2018|Hearing Loss|

If you have any symptoms of hearing loss, you should see an audiologist to have a formal hearing evaluation. This hearing test, or audiologic evaluation, is diagnostic in nature and allows the audiologist to determine the type, nature and degree of your hearing loss. Your sensitivity, acuity and accuracy to speech understanding will be assessed [...]

18 03, 2018

What are the Different Degrees of Hearing Loss?

2018-09-12T23:24:00+00:00March 18th, 2018|Hearing Loss|

After you undergo a hearing evaluation, the results are plotted on a chart called an audiogram. Loudness is plotted from top to bottom. The top of the graph is very quiet and the bottom of the graph is very loud. Frequency, or pitch, from low to high, is plotted from left to right. Hearing level [...]

18 03, 2018

What are the Signs of Hearing loss in Children?

2018-09-12T23:24:41+00:00March 18th, 2018|Hearing Loss|

Hearing loss in children can occur at any time in life from other acquired factors such as ear infections, head trauma, certain medications, and genetic factors. You may suspect your child has a hearing loss if you observe any of the following: Failed newborn hearing screening Delays in speech and language acquisition, including baby babbling [...]