Hearing Loss

Management of sudden sensorineural Hearing Loss

 Sudden sensorineural hearing loss is an otologic emergency and challenge to otolaryngologist. Thorough history, physical examination, appropriate laboratory and radiologic investigations including gadolinium enhanced MRI, and Audiometry tests should be carried out to find out known cause such as: – Infection (bacterial-meningitis/viral-mumps, herpes), Tumor, Trauma, […]Read Full Post |

Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSNHL) is defined as a hearing reduction greater than 30 db, over at least 3 consecutive frequencies (on pure tone audiogram), occurring over or less than 3 days. It usually affects one ear, there may be mild to sever reduction of hearing, and there may be tinnitus and dizziness. Most People […]Read Full Post |

Management of hearing loss; Hearing loss is more evident than Hearing-aids

Hearing loss in adult should be evaluated and managed properly taking care of emotional and social impact of condition on patient & his family. Bilateral hearing loss may affect professional life of a person. Aim is to know the treatable cause and manage effectively to prevent further loss. Sensori-neural loss which can not be cured […]Read Full Post

Happy new year and “safe ear”- protect ear from noise

Noise-induced Hearing loss Noise level goes up with new year celebrations, social gatherings, party, music, rock-concert and fire works, and so does people visiting E.N.T. and audiology clinics with hearing problems or ringing in the ear(tinnitus). · Children and teens listening to loud music are also more prone to develop hearing loss later in life. […]Read Full Post |

hearing loss in children

Hearing Screening in Newborn

Posted on June 1, 2012. Filed under: Early Hearing Detection and Intervention, hearing loss in children | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Edit This

When Mishi (name changed) was born her parents were extra cautious for her hearing as her elder sister now 4 years old has cochlear implantation done. They visited audiologist for hearing evaluation. Their worst fears was confirmed, Mishi now 6 months has severe to profound hearing loss and is fitted with hearing aids. But there […]

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Is Your Child “AT RISK” For Hearing Loss?

Posted on April 24, 2012. Filed under: Early Hearing Detection and Intervention, hearing loss in children | Tags: , , , , , , , | Edit This

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Early Hearing Screening

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At Risk Children for Late Onset Hearing Losses

Posted on February 19, 2012. Filed under: hearing loss in children | Tags: , | Edit This

The Joint Committee on Infant Hearing 2000 position statement suggests that the following indicators place an infant at risk for progressive or delayed-onset sensorineural and/or conductive hearing loss.   Parental or caregiver concern regarding hearing, speech, language, and or developmental Delay Family history of permanent hearing loss in childhood Infections after birth such as bacterial […]

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High Risk Babies Must Be Tested For Hearing Loss

Posted on February 19, 2012. Filed under: hearing loss in children | Tags: , , | Edit This

With modern technologies like OAE (OtoAcustic Emissions), BERA (Brain-stem evoked response audiometry) it is possible to identify hearing-loss within days of birth. There are certain criteria which needs to pay attention and newborn should be subjected to hearing evaluation:– Family: History of Hearing Loss in family Baby born out of consanguineous marriage Mohther: In utero […]

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Newborn Hearing Screening

Posted on November 6, 2011. Filed under: E.N.T. care, hearing loss in children | Tags: , , , , , , , | Edit This

Why Newborn Hearing  Screening? How early should I have my baby’s hearing screened? How is Hearing screening in newborn done? What are the advantages of OAE screening? What does ‘REFER’ or ‘FAIL’ mean? What is the Hearing Screening Protocol at Audicco Gliriaa? What are some of the warning signs of hearing loss in an infant? […]

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Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Posted on October 28, 2011. Filed under: Ear care, hearing loss in children, Hearing-loss in adult | Tags: , , , , , , , | Edit This

A teenage girl visited ENT clinic with her mother with ringing in the ear and felt like cotton in the ear. Previous night,  Diwali Night she had spent several hours setting off the fire crackers. Her ear were normal on video otoscopy and Audiogram showed  35 db at 4000 and 8000 hertz, Several days later, […]

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Helping hearing impaired: Hear better…

Posted on March 4, 2010. Filed under: hearing aids, hearing loss in children, Hearing-loss in adult | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Edit This

Hearing impaired person takes time to get used to hearing aid. Assistive listening devices, loop system, FM system, and telephone and mobile amplifying devices help in clarity of sound and music.

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How hearing impairment is diagnosed in infant and young children?

Posted on March 4, 2009. Filed under: Ear care, hearing loss in children | Tags: , , , , , , , | Edit This

Hearing loss can range from a mild impairment to profound loss. Conductive hearing loss is largely preventable and can be managed by medicine/surgery. Sensor neural hearing loss may need fitting with hearing aids. Early identification of hearing loss in newborn and young children is of critical as he develops language and speech by hearing to […]

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Management of fluid in middle ear or ‘glue ear’

Posted on February 26, 2009. Filed under: Ear care, hearing loss in children | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Edit This

Popularly known as ‘glue ear’,  Otitis media with Effusion or fluid in the middle ear is the commonest cause of hearing difficulty and most frequent reason for visits to Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) clinic in children. More common during the age when child is developing speech and language skills by hearing to his surroundings,  because it is […]

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hearing loss in children

Hearing Screening in Newborn

Posted on June 1, 2012. Filed under: Early Hearing Detection and Intervention, hearing loss in children | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Edit This

When Mishi (name changed) was born her parents were extra cautious for her hearing as her elder sister now 4 years old has cochlear implantation done. They visited audiologist for hearing evaluation. Their worst fears was confirmed, Mishi now 6 months has severe to profound hearing loss and is fitted with hearing aids. But there […]

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Is Your Child “AT RISK” For Hearing Loss?

Posted on April 24, 2012. Filed under: Early Hearing Detection and Intervention, hearing loss in children | Tags: , , , , , , , | Edit This

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Early Hearing Screening

Posted on April 16, 2012. Filed under: Early Hearing Detection and Intervention, hearing loss in children | Tags: , , , , , | Edit This

Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )

At Risk Children for Late Onset Hearing Losses

Posted on February 19, 2012. Filed under: hearing loss in children | Tags: , | Edit This

The Joint Committee on Infant Hearing 2000 position statement suggests that the following indicators place an infant at risk for progressive or delayed-onset sensorineural and/or conductive hearing loss.   Parental or caregiver concern regarding hearing, speech, language, and or developmental Delay Family history of permanent hearing loss in childhood Infections after birth such as bacterial […]

Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )

High Risk Babies Must Be Tested For Hearing Loss

Posted on February 19, 2012. Filed under: hearing loss in children | Tags: , , | Edit This

With modern technologies like OAE (OtoAcustic Emissions), BERA (Brain-stem evoked response audiometry) it is possible to identify hearing-loss within days of birth. There are certain criteria which needs to pay attention and newborn should be subjected to hearing evaluation:– Family: History of Hearing Loss in family Baby born out of consanguineous marriage Mohther: In utero […]

Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )

Newborn Hearing Screening

Posted on November 6, 2011. Filed under: E.N.T. care, hearing loss in children | Tags: , , , , , , , | Edit This

Why Newborn Hearing  Screening? How early should I have my baby’s hearing screened? How is Hearing screening in newborn done? What are the advantages of OAE screening? What does ‘REFER’ or ‘FAIL’ mean? What is the Hearing Screening Protocol at Audicco Gliriaa? What are some of the warning signs of hearing loss in an infant? […]

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Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Posted on October 28, 2011. Filed under: Ear care, hearing loss in children, Hearing-loss in adult | Tags: , , , , , , , | Edit This

A teenage girl visited ENT clinic with her mother with ringing in the ear and felt like cotton in the ear. Previous night,  Diwali Night she had spent several hours setting off the fire crackers. Her ear were normal on video otoscopy and Audiogram showed  35 db at 4000 and 8000 hertz, Several days later, […]

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Helping hearing impaired: Hear better…

Posted on March 4, 2010. Filed under: hearing aids, hearing loss in children, Hearing-loss in adult | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Edit This

Hearing impaired person takes time to get used to hearing aid. Assistive listening devices, loop system, FM system, and telephone and mobile amplifying devices help in clarity of sound and music.

Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )

How hearing impairment is diagnosed in infant and young children?

Posted on March 4, 2009. Filed under: Ear care, hearing loss in children | Tags: , , , , , , , | Edit This

Hearing loss can range from a mild impairment to profound loss. Conductive hearing loss is largely preventable and can be managed by medicine/surgery. Sensor neural hearing loss may need fitting with hearing aids. Early identification of hearing loss in newborn and young children is of critical as he develops language and speech by hearing to […]

Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )

Management of fluid in middle ear or ‘glue ear’

Posted on February 26, 2009. Filed under: Ear care, hearing loss in children | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Edit This

Popularly known as ‘glue ear’,  Otitis media with Effusion or fluid in the middle ear is the commonest cause of hearing difficulty and most frequent reason for visits to Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) clinic in children. More common during the age when child is developing speech and language skills by hearing to his surroundings,  because it is […]

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