Information on hearing loss and your health.
Types of Hearing Loss
Hearing loss is the inability to hear in one or both ears. Every hearing loss is different and ranges in severity. There are also different types of hearing losses. Three most common types of hearing loss are sensorineural, conductive, and mixed.
Signs of Hearing Loss
For many people, hearing loss occurs gradually, over the course of a few years. For this reason, it can be difficult to recognize that you have hearing loss because you have become accustomed to not hearing certain sounds or frequencies. If you have experienced a combination of the following, then it’s time to have your hearing checked.
Hearing and Brain Health
Hearing Loss in Children
At Valley Hearing Center, we provide comprehensive hearing services to patients of all ages, including children. Your child’s hearing is important for their social, emotional, and cognitive development. If you think your child has a hearing loss, bring them in for a hearing evaluation. Our audiologist and hearing specialists have years of experience helping children with hearing loss.
It’s important to recognize the signs of hearing loss in your child. Some indications of hearing loss include: