Sensorineural Hearing Loss, also known as deafness, occurs when a person loses the tendency to hear very quickly. During the course of Sensorineural Hearing Loss, sound gradually becomes faint. Sensorineural Hearing Loss occurs when the inner ear or the nerve pathways between the ear and the brain become damaged. Some of the common symptoms of Sensorineural Hearing Loss include dizziness, balance problems, muffled conversation sounds, difficulty hearing high-pitched sounds, and other such signs.
HOW IS SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of Sensorineural Hearing Loss is done by an ear-nose-throat specialist by examining the ear completely and evaluating the symptoms. The doctor may test your hearing at various decibel levels with different type of sounds.
HOW IS SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS TREATED?
This is the most common type of permanent hearing loss as this condition cannot be medically or surgically corrected.
DID YOU KNOW?
Sensorineural Hearing Loss typically affects only one year.