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Classifying Hearing Loss

BY IN Degrees of Hearing Loss On 10-04-2014

Classifying hearing loss patterns by degree of hearing loss is not always the best way to organize. Two people may have essentially the same loss as depicted on the audiogram. Yet, the cause of the two hearing losses may be very different, and the problems that each person experiences may be widely separated. Correct analysis [...] [...]

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Profound Hearing Loss

BY IN Degrees of Hearing Loss On 10-04-2014

How this Level of Hearing Affects an Adult Adults rarely acquire this degree of hearing loss. This degree is usually congenital (present at birth). However, in rare situations, the hearing in usually one ear (but sometimes both ears) can show this degree of loss. If hearing loss is growing worse in a person, the fear [...] [...]

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Severe Hearing Loss

BY IN Degrees of Hearing Loss On 10-04-2014

How this Level of Hearing Affects an Adult Adults with this level of hearing loss are usually seen wearing hearing aids of some sort. Without the help of hearing instruments, these ears do not hear well enough to provide much information at all. Many of these people function quite normally with respect to most sounds, [...] [...]

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Moderate Hearing Loss

BY IN Degrees of Hearing Loss On 10-04-2014

How this Level of Hearing Affects an Adult An adult with this degree of hearing loss is quite aware of the problem. Participation in most social activities is not possible without significant difficulty. All those around this individual will be aware of the hearing loss. Assessment and treatment of this degree of hearing loss is [...] [...]

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Mild Hearing Loss

BY IN Degrees of Hearing Loss On 10-04-2014

How this Level of Hearing Affects an Adult Many adults with a mild degree of hearing loss are able to compensate in some situations. They can ask speakers to repeat, move closer to the television or turn up the radio, but they must struggle to hear the things that normal listeners hear. Music is less [...] [...]

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Normal Hearing

BY IN Degrees of Hearing Loss On 10-04-2014

How this Level of Hearing Affects an Adult The normal hearing range in adults is from 0 dB hearing level to 25 dB hearing level. Some people with hearing in this range will still have problems in varying situations. The most common situation causing listening problems is background noise. If a person with otherwise normal [...] [...]

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