Types of Hearing Loss

Diagram of the ear

A hearing loss can happen when any part of the ear or auditory (hearing) system is not working in the usual way. Outer EarThe outer ear is made up of: the part we see on the sides of our heads, known as pinna the ear canal the eardrum, sometimes called the tympanic membrane, which separates … Read more

what is hearing loss

Hearing loss is defined as diminished acuity to sounds which would otherwise be heard normally.The terms hearing impaired or hard of hearing are usually reserved for people who have relative inability to hear sound in the speech frequencies. The severity of hearing loss is categorized according to the increase in intensity of sound above the … Read more