No disease, medical condition, or illness discriminates. That means you, yes you, can develop various medical problems regardless of age, race, or gender. Most people link hearing loss to be only affecting those that are considered “elderly.” While aging does play a big part in the development of hearing loss, there are other numerous factors […]
Unfortunately, hearing loss is not confined to just older adults. Children of all ages can experience it as well. Your Cedar Park hearing specialist estimates that roughly three out of every 1,000 babies are born with hearing loss. In addition, noise-induced hearing loss is increasing in this population as well. If you think your child […]
If you think you might have hearing loss and could benefit from a hearing aid, visit your physician, who may refer you to an otolaryngologist or audiologist. An otolaryngologist is a physician who specializes in ear, nose, and throat disorders and will investigate the cause of the hearing loss. An audiologist is a hearing health professional who identifies and measures hearing loss and will perform a hearing test to assess the type and degree of loss.