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damaged hair cells

Types of Hearing Problems

Diagram of the Ear

Article from “2013 Consumer’s Guide to Hearing Aids,” James Wilson Group Solutions, L.P. USA.  www.theconsumersguides.com

Hearing problems are grouped according to the location of the damage or defect.

Sensorineural

Also know as nerve-type hearing loss, this type of gradually-diminished hearing is commonly associated with the aging process.  Due to hair cell (stereocilia) damag…

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