Understanding Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss Questionaire Answering “Yes” to three or more questions strongly suggests that a hearing evaluation is warranted. If you’d like to, you can submit your questionnaire below and our office will follow up with further information. Note:...

Preventing Hearing Loss

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss and How to Prevent It Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is a permanent hearing impairment. NIHL may be caused by a one-time exposure to an intense “impulse” sound, such as an explosion, or by prolonged exposure to high levels of noise....

Degree of Hearing Loss

Results of the audiometric evaluation are plotted on a chart called an audiogram. Loudness is plotted from top to bottom. Frequency, from low to high, is plotted from left to right. Hearing loss (HL) is measured in decibels (dB) and is described in general categories....

Types of Hearing Loss

There are three types of hearing loss including: sensorineural hearing loss, conductive hearing loss and mixed hearing loss. Your audiologist will determine the type of hearing loss based upon your hearing evaluation results. Sensorineural Hearing Loss Sensorineural...