This type of hearing loss occurs when the inner ear doesn't properly receive sound signals. Conductive hearing loss generally involves a decreased ability to hear faint sounds and can be caused by injury to the middle ear or the ear canal. Often the best way to treat this loss is medically or can even be surgically corrected. Hearing aids can help, if these are not options for you.
This type of hearing loss involves deterioration of the inner ear (cochlea) or the never pathway. Tiny hairs inside the cochlea which carry sound, can become damaged. This type of loss is most commonly due to prolonged exposure to high volumes levels, sudden ear trauma, infection, or the normal aging process.
• Do you hear, but have a difficult time understanding?
• Do you hear sounds, but have trouble distinguishing words?
• Do you frequently have to ask people to repeat themselves?
• Do you have difficulty understanding conversations in
restaurants and meetings?
• Does your hearing keep you from enjoying good times with
friends and family?
• Are you embarrassed by your hearing difficulties?
• Do you have to turn up the volume when watching TV?
• Do you have particular trouble hearing the voices of women
• Do you have trouble hearing in movies, concerts, church, and
If you answered "yes" to 2 or more of these questions, you may be experiencing hearing loss. Schedule a complimentary evaluation with our staff now.
Our team will identify your hearing loss problem and provide you with a personalized plan and / or device to improve your auditory function.