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Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

In Hearing Loss Treatment by Kevin Dee, BC-HIS

Approximately 25% percent of people will experience a severe reduction in hearing when they are ages 65 to 74. That number doubles for people over 75 to 50%. The loss of hearing is a gradual thing. Most people don’t realize that they are suffering from it. The world has gradually gotten quieter for them. People mumble more now and the …

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The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss Treatment by Kevin Dee, BC-HIS

A recent informal survey of otolaryngologists (ear, nose, and throat specialists) gave a clear indication of just how widespread the condition of hearing loss is expected to be in the future. The panelists agreed that based on current environmental trends of unhealthy noise exposure, one of the most in-demand specialties in the medical profession will be the field of otology, …