There are various reasons why hearing loss occurs. Some of them are common with ageing (presbycusis) usually beginning around the age of 55 and increasing in the older age group over 65 and above. However there are other reasons for hearing loss such due to noise, ear infections, genetic predisposition, illness etc.
Differential Diagnosis of Hearing Loss
Different types of tests helps to assess your hearing by ENT specialists. Measuring your hearing helps to identify the type of hearing loss problem you have. Diagnosis for hear loss is done with a series of tests such as:
Physical exam – to check for earwax, infection or any structural causes of your hearing problems.
General screening tests – to test how you respond to sounds with one ear and both ears.
Tuning fork tests – Tuning fork evaluation may reveal whether hearing loss is caused by damage to middle ear, to sensors or nerves of your inner ear, or damage to both.
Audiometer tests – These are thorough tests conducted by an audiologist presenting a range of sounds and determines your ability to hear.
Hearing Loss Treatment Options
Treatment depends on the cause and severity of your hearing loss with options that include:
Clearing blockage of ear wax: Earwax blockage is a reversible cause of hearing loss which can be removed by loosening of wax and then flushed, scooped, or suctioned out.
Surgical procedures: Surgery is preferred in the case of a traumatic ear injury or repeated infections, to drain out the ear by inserting small tubes.
Hearing aids: When the inner ear is damaged, a hearing aid is advised to make it easier for you to hear. A hearing aid amplifies sound and directs it into your ear canal.
Hearing aids are the most common treatment for hearing loss. But they can be confusing because there are so many styles, features and technologies available in the newest generation of hearing aids. There are so many options available in the market.
Whenever you look for hearing aids, u need to consider :
The appearance of aid (model)
The cost of it – Affordable Hearing Aid
Hearing aid will be available at any Vr hearing care centre. Our network centres understand the treatments & technology with follow up care. When seeking affordable hearing loss treatment, be confident searching Vr hearing care centre.
Why Choose Vr for Hearing Loss?
Vr Hearing Loss Clinics is one of the renowned ENT Specialist Hospital in Maharashtra with a high success rate of surgeries and clinical outcomes since decade.
Trained and Experienced Doctors: Highly qualified, experienced and trained ENT specialists
Latest Technologies and Equipment: Vr Hearing latest technologies for ear disorders/ hear loss such as Cochlear Implants, Middle Ear Transducers (MET), and Biochemical Laboratory / Radiology.
Patient Centric Approach: They are supported by a team of expert specialists who ensure every patient gets the treatment they deserve with utmost care and compassion. The high quality treatment is personalized and affordable. The doctor discusses the treatment plan with the patient and educates them on the condition and treatment to help the patient be aware of his/her condition and the treatment process.
Emergency Care and Appointments: The Hospital has emergency care and consultations that are available on appointments with our ENT specialist or an Audiologist and just a call away.