How Hearing Works
Hearing is one of the five major senses (sight, touch, taste, smell and, hearing). Hearing is the process by which vibrations in the air are converted into vibrations in the organs of the ear...

Auditory Testing
Auditory testing determines the range of sound frequencies that can be detected by the human ear as well as the loudness level that can be detected at each frequency...

Causes of Hearing Loss
Conductive hearing loss and sensorineural hearing loss are caused by different factors. Conductive hearing loss occurs when there is a loss of sound transmission any where along...

Diagnosis of Hearing Loss
Symptoms of hearing loss can be obvious: a person with hearing loss may require words or phrases to be repeated, may have trouble hearing in places with background noise...

Treatments for Hearing Loss
Though many people view hearing loss as a natural part of aging, hearing loss can affect a person’s ability to interact with the world around them. A person who experiences...

Hearing Aids
Hearing aids can help people with hearing loss communicate and hear better, making it easier to interact in social situations and enjoy every day activities. A hearing aid is an electronic...