How Far Is Hearing Loss Frequent?
Hearing Loss is quite common and treatable! One in every six, 18 older and above suffer Hearing Loss. It varies from one person to another. Some people might be okay with the loud talk, and some might be not. They alter by different levels, such as mild, moderate, severe, and profound hearing loss.
Social isolation and work-life are a bit challenging with hearing loss. However, we have the solution for each type.
Who Is Suitable For Hearing Aids?
Hearing Aids are suitable for persons who have up to a moderate level of hearing loss. Your Audiologist will suggest you the right one from a broader range of hearing aids types by examining the ear.
Who Is Suitable For Cochlear Implant?
If a person with profound deafness and severe hearing loss may not be satisfied, even fitted with appropriate hearing aids can be treated by Cochlear Implant. We can notice this kind, especially in the elderly.
How Do Hearing Aids Differ From Cochlear Implant
The procedures patients go through with these two different methods are not the same. The relaxing part with Hearing Aids is, there is no need to be scared with a knife and surgery method, whereas Cochlear Implant requires surgery.
The Hearing Aids process is quite simple, cost-effective, trustworthy, and best-suited to a moderate hearing loss. When it comes to Cochlear Implantthe success ratio is lesser as it involves higher risks. In rare cases, it may also lead to infection, bleeding, and facial nerve weakness. Your health may not allow you to undergo surgery. It may not be the right solution for everyone unless the auditory nerve is heavily damaged or non-existent.
How Do Hearing Aids Help?
Hearing Aids can treat more than 80% of hearing loss. Studies have shown that hearing aids can reduce depression and improve mental health. In addition, it can enhance the ability to communicate even in noisy listening situations, the risk of developing dementia, and the overall quality of life.
“It is always better to have greater independence and confidence just with the help of small devices like hearing aids.”