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Those who have hearing loss find it difficult to comprehend what is being spoken, along with not being able to hear the sounds around them clearly. Such people often feel isolated and tend to retreat from social situations.
While hearing loss is tough for the person who is facing it, it is also a challenge for others around them. Hearing aids greatly facilitate the ease of conversations by bridging the gap and amplifying sound to a degree where it is easy to comprehend.
In order to get fit with the right hearing aids, there are several factors of one’s lifestyle that play a role. The activities that one engages in, the kind of social situations one is a part of, the kind of work environment one experiences and other fitting requirements.
The hearing aid discussion with the audiometrists helps the patient get the perfect hearing aid.
Slows down the cognitive decline
Help you function better in daily life
Help perceive sounds accurately and clearly
Improves the comprehension of sound in noisy environments
Helps people be a part of social situations, and keeps isolation at bay
Amplify sounds in order to hear better
Helps to differentiate sounds of speech to facilitate greater ease of conversation and recognition
Your companion on the journey to a sound life
While surgery very much helps with the treatment of Conductive hearing loss, the audiometrist may provide Bone Conduction Hearing Aids, Bone Anchored Hearing Devices and Middle Ear Implants as hearing aid solutions.
When the organs responsible for hearing (the Cochlea and auditory nerve) is either damaged or does not function normally and fails to transmit electrical information accurately to the brain. In most cases, Sensorineural Hearing Loss is permanent and cannot be reversed with surgical methods.
With use of advanced technologies such as Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants and Hybrid Cochlear Implants, Sensorineural Hearing Loss can be managed well.
The presence of Conductive Hearing Loss and Sensorineural Hearing Loss in the ear is known as Mixed Hearing Loss. While the Sensorineural Hearing Loss is permanent and cannot be treated, it can be managed extensively with hearing aids. The Conductive Hearing Loss can either the temporary or permanent and must be examined by the audiometrist to determine further course of treatment.