I didn’t realize how much my hearing loss was affecting the people around me
Many people suffer from hearing loss…and we’re not just talking about the people whose ears are affected. Hearing loss affects friends, family, co-workers, business associates, and everyone a person with a hearing problem comes into contact with.
That’s a lot of people! In fact, the latest available statistics show that over 10% of the U.S. population reports difficulty hearing! That’s more than 31 million people! As the Baby Boomer generation continues to age, that number promises to increase dramatically!
That’s why the amplification consultants at Ear Level Communications are dedicated to providing lasting solutions for our patients.
Are you someone who no longer hears as well as you once did? If so, you are certainly not alone. One of the most common “myths” about hearing loss is that only “old people” suffer from it. In fact, the reverse is true. The majority (65%) of people with hearing loss are younger than 65 and six million people in the U.S. between 18 and 44 suffer from hearing loss (Better Hearing Institute).
The primary causes of hearing loss include:
The type of hearing loss determines the specific treatment required. So the first step is determining whether your hearing loss is:
You can depend on the skilled, caring professionals at Ear Level Communciations in Wichita Falls, TX to help diagnose and explain your hearing loss and then guide you to the best solution for your hearing healthcare needs.