conductive hearing loss

Subjective Tinnitus

The Phantom Sounds of Subjective Tinnitus

By Monique Hammond / October 19, 2021 / Comments Off on The Phantom Sounds of Subjective Tinnitus

Subjective Tinnitus, the infamous “ringing in the ears” derives its name from the Latin verb tinnire, which means “to ring.” It is said to be a symptom of an underlying process rather than a condition in itself. Usually simply referred to as “Tinnitus,” it is defined as the perception of sound in the absence of an outside noise…

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Lazy Ear in children

Lazy Ear in Children

By Monique Hammond / August 28, 2021 / Comments Off on Lazy Ear in Children

A sound processing disorder The technical term for “Lazy Ear” is ambly-audia, which means dulled or blunted hearing. Although the condition can be genetic, it is often acquired during the phases of hearing development and maturation in infancy and throughout the childhood years.  Lazy Ear or amblyaudia is lopsided, asymmetrical hearing, which results from sound processing challenges…

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Bone anchored hearing system

Conductive Hearing Loss: Causes and Treatments

By Monique Hammond / April 12, 2021 / Comments Off on Conductive Hearing Loss: Causes and Treatments

Bone-anchored hearing system (picture: There are three main types of hearing loss: Sensorineural hearing loss – the most wide-spread; conductive hearing loss – often underrated and neglected; mixed hearing loss – a combination of sensorineural and conductive. Do you know your type?  Conductive hearing loss due to obstructed sound flow  For normal hearing, sound…

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