Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a widespread problem many believe is a “disease of the elderly,” but while some degree of hearing loss due to natural aging is normal, the condition can affect people of all age groups. Exposure to loud noise, head injuries, viruses and bacteria, tumors and certain medications can all interfere with the ability to hear normally. Our staff of audiologists at Tucson Ear, Nose & Throat relies on the latest advances in technology and research to treat hearing loss through its many different stages, providing you with the solutions to live a rewarding and balanced life.

Types of Hearing Loss

Just as hearing loss can be caused by a number of different factors, it is also broken down into different categories. The three main types of loss are conductive, sensorineural and mixed. The type of treatment you receive depends on what kind of hearing loss you are suffering from. Conductive Hearing Loss Conductive hearing loss…

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Hearing Loss Facts

People have many misconceptions about hearing loss. These are based on old myths, outdated technology or just a general misunderstanding of the condition. By learning some important facts about hearing loss, you’ll be better equipped to deal with it, whether it affects you personally or somebody close to you. Here are some interesting facts about…

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Hearing Screening

Audiology evaluations consist of a series of tests used to determine whether a hearing loss exists and, if so, measure its type, degree and configuration. An audiologist will assess the results of each individual test in order to develop a treatment plan geared toward your unique hearing loss. Who Should Be Given an Audiology Evaluation?…

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