The auditory system is a complex subject. It’s important you understand how nature intended hearing to work and compare that with what happens with a person who has hearing loss.

This knowledge will help you to feel more comfortable and confident that you are making the right choice for you, your child or loved one.
Hearing is the process of sound traveling through the outer, middle and inner ear. Natural hearing is dependent on all of these parts working together, and a problem with any of them can cause a hearing loss.

 

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