If you think you may have hearing loss, the best place to start is with a hearing test.
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Our hearing specialists have years of experience dealing with hearing loss and associated hearing problems. Let us take an in-depth look at your hearing health and figure out the best course of action for you.
Our friendly professionals can help you find the right hearing solution for all levels of hearing loss. Not sure if hearing aids are right for you? Don’t worry; you can try with Hearing Group’s free hearing aid trial before you buy. Come and explore the range of products and services at Hearing Group.
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Gaining more knowledge about hearing loss is extremely important, but it can also be a daunting task. Figuring out where to start and what solution to choose can be confusing. But rest assured, here at Hearing Group, we understand all too well what you are experiencing and will help you through it with our expert help and quality products.
Degree of Hearing Loss
No two hearing impairments are the same. As you receive your hearing test results, your hearing professional will help you understand the degree and type of hearing loss. Below are threshold ranges depending on the degree of loss. Most problems are presbycusis by nature and often fall off first in the high frequencies as illustrated below:
- Normal hearing ranges from -10dB to 20 dB.
- Mild loss ranges from 21 dB to 40 dB.
- Moderate loss ranges from 41 dB to 70 dB.
- Severe loss ranges from 71 dB to 90 dB.
- Profound loss ranges from 91 dB to 120 dB.
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Types of Hearing Loss
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
The most common type of hearing loss we see in the practice is sensorineural hearing loss. This type of loss is due to damage in the inner ear, namely the nerve cells in the cochlea. This is often due to age or noise exposure and is typically very correctable. Your Hearing Group professional will advise you on the different forms of treatment.
Conductive Hearing Loss
Mixed Hearing Loss
A Visual Guide To How We Hear
A little-known fact — your brain actually does the hearing, while your ear is simply the mechanism by which sound is converted to nerve impulses that your brain then translates into sounds or words. Any sound impulse in your right ear is sent to the left side of your brain. Alternatively, any sound impulse in your left ear is sent to the right side of your brain. This function is important in helping us enjoy a better quality of life.
Here at Hearing Group, our hearing professionals cannot only help you understand your loss of hearing, but they also offer the best service possible when it comes to providing hearing aid advice.
This visual guide to how the ear works will help you understand the loss of hearing better. We believe the more you’re educated, the better we can help you find a solution so that you enjoy a better life!