What is hearing loss and how do we discover the type and specific condition?
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What is hearing loss and how do we discover the type and specific condition?

Could it be wax? First we visually examine you ears.
 
It is important you have your ears examined and cleaned regularly during your routine doctor visits.
 
Next we test your hearing by having you listen to a variety of sounds of differing pitches. .
 
How you respond to each presentation of a sound forms a graph which, when complted, becomes your hearing loss prescription.
 
This will enable us to determine the type of loss you have and allow us to make the correct recommendation regarding the hearing aids that will work best for you.
 
Most typically, hearing loss is a deterioration of the nerve cells in the inner ear or cochlea.
 
Damage can be caused by family history, noise, disease and even some medications.
 
This type of loss is correctable ONLY with hearing aids.

If we determine you have a medically treatable condition, we will refer you for medical care.

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