Locations in: Mansfield and Ontario
The onset of hearing loss is usually very gradual. It may take place over 25-30 years, or it may happen more rapidly if you are exposed to loud noises at work or through hobbies. Because it usually occurs slowly, you may not even be aware that you have a problem until someone brings it to your attention. Here is a simple text you can take to determine if you have a hearing loss.
If you have answered yes to even one of these questions, you should call either our Mansfield or Ontario offices to have your hearing evaluated by an audiologist and take steps now to educate yourself about lifestyle changes you can make to slow the progression of hearing loss.
The causes of hearing loss are varied and their impact on hearing is variable. The main causes of hearing loss are as follows:
Children's quality of life and development vitally depend on the ability to hear. The single most important sign of hearing loss in children is the failure to develop, or the delayed development of spoken language.
If children have severe or profound hearing loss, it is usually obvious that they do not respond to sound. Sometimes it is difficult to detect mild forms of hearing loss, including hearing loss in only one ear. Common warning signs for hearing loss in children include a family member’s or teacher concern’s regarding:
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