Why Hearing Aids is Not a Stigma


According to World Health Organization, about 63 million people in India suffer from loss of hearing, and yet only about 2-3% of the affected people use hearing aids. While cost of the Hearing aid is one of the reasons, most people avoid wearing it because they think it makes them appear socially awkward, not cool, or elderly.

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Can Hearing Aids Help Patient with Tinnitus?


Tinnitus is a symptom where the patient hears a noise in one or both ears. The noise heard can be loud, shrill, a hissing sound, or anything else. This persistent noise can add to stress levels and make it difficult for patients to hear and communicate with others. Tinnitus is a symptom caused by various underlying conditions. However, the cause is often not identifiable and, therefore, tinnitus cannot be cured. However, tinnitus can be managed and treated so that patients are better able to cope with the noise they are hearing.

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Common Causes of Pediatric Sensorineural Hearing Loss


Sensorineural hearing loss is usually more common amongst older people with 23% of people older than 65 years suffering from this condition. Sensorineural is a term indicating lesion in the eight nerve or cochlear. However, sensorineural hearing loss is common in children as well, and most common cause is genetic.

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